Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 9 - Minutes of Proceedings


OTTAWA, Wednesday, April 9, 2008
(15)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met in camera this day, at 6:26 p.m., in room 256-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable Lise Bacon, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Adams, Bacon, Dawson, Eyton, Johnson, Mercer, Tkachuk and Zimmer (8).

In attendance: John Christopher and Terrence Thomas, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, and modified on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, the committee continued its consideration of containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports.

Pursuant to rule 92(2)(f), the committee considered a draft report.

At 7:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Wednesday, April 30, 2008
(16)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met in camera this day, at 6:23 p.m., in room 256-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable Lise Bacon, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Adams, Bacon, Dawson, Eyton, Tkachuk and Zimmer (6).

In attendance: Terrence Thomas, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, and modified on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, the committee continued its consideration of containerized freight traffic handled by Canada's ports.

Pursuant to rules 92(2)(e) and 92(2)(f), the committee considered a draft report and a draft agenda (future business).

At 7:23 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Wednesday, May 7, 2008
(17)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day, at 6:10 p.m., in room 256-S, Centre Block, the deputy chair, the Honourable Donald H. Oliver, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dawson, Eyton, Johnson, Massicotte, Merchant, Oliver and Spivak (7).

In attendance: John Christopher and Terrence Thomas, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, the committee began its consideration of Bill S-221, An Act concerning personal watercraft in navigable waters.

WITNESS:

The Senate of Canada:

The Honourable Senator Mira Spivak, sponsor of the bill.

Senator Spivak made a statement and answered questions.

At 7:12 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Denis Robert

Clerk of the Committee


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