Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996

Chair: The Honourable LISE BACON


Tuesday, April 30, 1996

Thursday, May 2, 1996

Issue No. 2

Second Proceedings on: Bill C-14, An Act to continue the National Transportation Agency as the Canadian Transportation Agency, to consolidate and revise the National Transportation Act, 1987 and the Railway Act and to amend or repeal other Acts as a consequence.


WITNESSES:

From the Canadian Chemical Producers' Association:

Terry Park, Novacor Chemicals Ltd.;

David Finlayson.

From the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association:

Russ Lewis, Stone Consolidated Corp.;

Mel Nunweiler, Canfor Corp.;

David Church.

From Prairie Pools Inc.:

Leroy Larsen;

Charlie Swanson.

From the Western Canadian Shippers' Coalition:

Robert Renwick, Chairman;

Emile Dubois, Luscar Coal Ltd.;

Thomas Culham, Weldwood of Canada Ltd.;

Kevin Doyle, Sultran Ltd.;

James Foran, Q.C., Legal Counsel.

From Canadian National:

Paul M. Tellier, President and Chief Executive Officer;

Gerald K. Davies, Senior Vice-President, Marketing;

Serge A. Cantin, System General Counsel.

From Rail-Tex Inc.:

Bruce M. Flohr, Chief Executive Officer.

From the National Farmers' Union:

Terry Boehm, Chair, Transportation Committee.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lise Bacon, Chair

The Honourable J. Michael Forrestall, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Atkins, * Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Johnson, Losier-Cool, * Lynch-Staunton (or Berntson), Maheu, Perrault, P.C., Petten, Poulin, Roberge, Spivak

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in Membership of the Committee

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the Committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Spivak substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Oliver (April 30, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Roux (May 2, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Maheu substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Davey (May 2, 1996).