Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Second Session Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2007-08

Chair: The Honourable LISE BACON


Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Issue No. 6

Tenth meeting on:

The containerized freight traffic handled  by Canada's ports

First (final) meeting on:

Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Canada  Transportation Act (railway transportation)

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-8)


APPEARING

On Bill C-8
(railway transportation)

Brian Jean, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of  Transport, Infrastructure and Communities


WITNESSES

On containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports

Prince Rupert Grain Ltd.:

Jeff Burghardt, President and Chief Executive Officer.
 

On Bill C-8  (railway transportation)

Transport Canada:

Helena Borges, Director General, Surface Transportation Policy;

Alain Langlois, Legal Counsel, Legal Services.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lise Bacon, Chair

The Honourable Donald H. Oliver, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Dawson, Eyton, Fox, P.C., *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), Johnson, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mercer, Merchant, Phalen, Tkachuk, Zimmer

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Dawson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cowan (February 11, 2008).


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