Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 3, 2012

OTTAWA, Tuesday, April 3, 2012


The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at 9:30 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the deputy chair, the Honourable Stephen Greene, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu, Doyle, Eaton, Greene, MacDonald, Verner, P.C., and Zimmer (7).

In attendance: Penny Becklumb and Alexandre Lavoie, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the committee continued its consideration on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.)


Public Interest Advocacy Centre:

Michael Janigan, Executive Director and General Counsel;

Laman Meshadiyeva, Articling student.

Mr. Janigan made an opening statement and answered questions.

At 10:28 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 10:30 a.m., pursuant to rule 92(2)(e), the committee proceeded in camera to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 10:34 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Jean-Yves LeFort

Clerk of the Committee

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