Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 1 - Order of Reference


Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Friday, February 13, 2004:

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Fraser, seconded by the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C.:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications be authorized to examine and report on the current state of Canadian media industries; emerging trends and developments in these industries; the media's role, rights, and responsibilities in Canadian society; and current and appropriate future policies relating thereto;

That the committee submit its final report to the Senate no later than Thursday, March 31, 2005; and

That the papers and evidence received and taken on the subject and the work accomplished during the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh Parliament be referred to the committee.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Paul C. Bélisle

Clerk of the Senate


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