Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2002
Chair: The Honourable JOAN FRASER
Tuesday, October 29, 2002
Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Issue No. 1
Organizational and first meeting on:
Bill S-8, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act
INCLUDING: THE FIRST REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Rule 104)
The Honourable Noël A. Kinsella, Sponsor of the Bill.
The Honourable Sheila Finestone, P.C.
From the Canadian Association of Broadcasters:
Mr. Glenn O'Farrell, President and Chief Executive Officer;
Mr. David Goldstein, Vice-President, Government Relations.
From the Canadian Cable Television Association:
Ms. Elizabeth Roscoe, Senior Vice-President, External Affairs;
Mr. Nick Masciantonio, Vice-President, Government Relations.
From the Canadian Broadcasting Association:
Mr. Michel Tremblay, Vice-President, Strategy and Business Development;
Ms. Edith Cody-Rice, Senior Legal Counsel;
Mr. Shaun Poulter, Project Manager, Government Relations.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair
The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Adams, Biron, Callbeck, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Eyton, Graham,
Johnson, LaPierre, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Phalen, Spivak
*Ex Officio Members
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 Day was removed (substitution pending) (October 28, 2002).
The name of the Honourable Senator Day substituted for that of the Honourable Senator LaPierre (October 30, 2002).
The name of the Honourable Senator Kinsella substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Eyton (October 30,
The name of the Honourable Senator LaPierre substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Day (October 31, 2002).
The name of the Honourable Senator Eyton substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kinsella (October 31,