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OTTAWA, Tuesday, February 11, 1997 (13)
The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met at 4:59 p.m.
this day, the Deputy Chair, the Honourable Senator Lise Bacon, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Adams, Atkins,
Bacon, Forestall, MacDonald (Halifax), Mercier, Poulin, Roberge and Spivak. (9)
In attendance: Matthew W. Fraser, Expert Consultant; Michel Patrice,
Legislative Clerk, Committees and Private Legislation Directorate.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
From the University of Ottawa:
Martha Jackman, Professor.
From the Consumers' Association of Canada:
Gail Lacombe, President;
Irene Seiferling, Chair, National Board of Directors;
Rosalie Daly Todd, Executive Director and Legal Counsel.
Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, December 3,
1996, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-216, An Act to amend the
Broadcasting Act (broadcasting policy).
Martha Jackman made a statement and answered questions.
It was agreed, -- THAT the presentation by Martha Jackman be printed as an
appendix to this day's Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence. (See Appendix
5900 T1-2.35/C-216-9, "1").
The witnesses from the Consumers' Association of Canada made a statement and
At 6:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Timothy Ross Wilson
Clerk of the Committee