Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

Chair: The Honourable LISE BACON


Wednesday, June 6 2007
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Issue No. 16

First and second (final) meetings on:

User Fees Proposal for a spectrum licence fee for broadband public safety communications in bands 4940- 4990 MHz

Twenty-second meeting on:

The containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports

First (final) meeting on:

Bill C-59, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (unauthorized recording of a movie)

INCLUDING:
THE ELEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(User Fees Proposal for a spectrum licence fee for a broadband public safety communications in bands 4940-4990 MHz)

THE TWELFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(2007-2008 Supplementary Budget — study on the containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports)

THE THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-59, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (unauthorized recording of a movie))


APPEARING:

The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P.,
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, June 6, 2007:

Industry Canada:

Michael Binder, Assistant Deputy Minister, Spectrum Information Technologies and Telecommunications;

Peter Hill, Director, Spectrum Management Operations;

Glenn Sheskay, Counsel, Legal Services;

Nadia Lombardi, Manager, Operational Policy.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007:

Canadian Pacific:

Jim Buggs, General Manager, Car Management;

Claudio Minello, General Manager, International.

CN:

Paul D. Waite, Vice-President, IMX.

Railway Association of Canada:

Cliff Mackey, President.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007:

Department of Justice Canada:

Michael Zigayer, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Canadian Heritage:

Patricia Neri, Director, Copyright Policy.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lise Bacon, Chair

The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Carney, P.C., Dawson, Eyton, *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), 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 Milne substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Zimmer (June 19, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Zimmer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Milne (June 21, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Mercer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fox, P.C. (June 21, 2007).


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