Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 9 - Minutes of Proceedings


OTTAWA, Tuesday, May 13, 2003
(19)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at 9:37 a.m., in room 505, Victoria Building, the Chair, the Honourable Joan Fraser, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Adams, Banks, Eyton, Fraser, Ringuette, and Spivak (6).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Hubley (1).

In attendance: Terrence Thomas and Joseph P. Dion, Research Officers, Parliamentary Research Branch, Library of Parliament.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, March 19, 2003, the committee continued its examination of the current state of Canadian media industries. (For complete text of Order of Reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 6, dated March 20, 2003.)

WITNESSES:

As individuals:

Mr. Vince Carlin, Chair and Associate Professor, School of Journalism, Ryerson University;

Ms. Carolyn Newman, Independent Producer;

Ms. Charly Smith, Independent Producer.

Mr. Carlin made a presentation and answered questions.

Ms. Newman and Ms. Smith made a presentation and answered questions.

At 11:27 a.m., it was agreed that the committee adjourn to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Thursday, May 15, 2003
(20)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at 10:48 a.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the Chair, the Honourable Joan Fraser, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Atkins, Day, Eyton, Forrestall, Fraser, LaPierre, Merchant, Phalen, and Ringuette (9).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Corbin (1).

In attendance: Terrence Thomas and Joseph P. Dion, Research Officers, Parliamentary Research Branch, Library of Parliament.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, March 19, 2003, the committee continued its examination of the current state of Canadian media industries. (For complete text of Order of Reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 6, dated March 20, 2003.)

WITNESS:

As an individual:

Mr. Roger D. Landry, former Publisher of La Presse.

Mr. Landry made a presentation and answered questions.

At 11:47 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 12:00 noon, the committee resumed in camera for the purpose of considering its agenda, pursuant to rule 92(2)(e).

At 12:42 p.m., it was agreed that the committee adjourn to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:

Till Heyde

Clerk of the Committee


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