Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006

Chair: The Honourable LISE BACON


Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Issue No. 4

Fifth, sixth and seventh meetings on:

The containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports

Second (final) meeting on:

New Fees for Services Provided by Industry Canada Relating to Telecommunications and Radio Apparatus

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(New Fees for Services Provided by Industry Canada Relating to Telecommunications and Radio Apparatus)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, October 17, 2006:

Finance Canada:

Dean Beyea, Chief, Trade in Goods, International Trade Policy Division, International trade and Finance;

Sylvie Larose, Policy Analyst, trade in Goods, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade and Finance;

Geoffrey MacMillan, Tax Policy Officer, general Operations and Border Issues, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.

Canada Border Services Agency:

Brent Patten, Manager of the Carrier and Cargo Policy Unit, Commercial Policy Division within the Border and Compliance Programs Directorate in Admissibility Branch.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006:

As an individual:

Dr. Michael C. Ircha, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick (by video conference).

Wednesday, November 1, 2006:

As individuals:

Barry E. Prentice, Professor, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba;

Dr. Jake M. Kosior


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lise Bacon, Chair

The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Champagne, P.C., Dawson, Eyton, *Hays (or Fraser), Johnson, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mercer, Merchant, Munson, Phalen, Zimmer

*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 Banks substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Dawson (October 16, 2006).

The name of the Honourable Senator Champagne, P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Carney, P.C. (October 16, 2006).

The name of the Honourable Senator Dawson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Banks (October 19, 2006).


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