Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable DENNIS DAWSON


Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Issue No. 7

Fifth, sixth, seventh (final) meetings on:

The subject-matter of those elements contained in Divisions 15, 16 and 28 of Part 6 of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

Thirteenth and fourteenth meetings on:

The challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications

First, second, third and fourth (final) meetings on:

Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special study on BCE Inc. (Bell Canada) and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)

THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The subject-matter of those elements contained in Divisions 15, 16 and 28 of Part 6 of Bill C-31)

THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special study budget 2014-15 — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)


APPEARING

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Honourable James Moore, P.C., M.P., Minister of Industry


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

WIND Mobile:

Simon Lockie, Chief Regulatory Officer.

Conseil régional de l'environnement de la Montérégie:

Vincent Moreau, Executive Director;

Bruno Gadrat, First Vice-President, Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development;

Richard Marois, Third Vice-President, Media Relations and Coordination.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Industry Canada:

John Knubley, Deputy Minister;

Lawrence Hanson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Spectrum, Information Technologies and Telecommunications.

City of Longueuil:

Caroline St-Hilaire, Mayor.

City of Montreal:

The Honourable Denis Coderre, P.C., Mayor.


Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Public Interest Advocacy Centre:

John Lawford, General Counsel and Executive Director;

Geoffrey White, Counsel.

Canadian Bar Association:

Jean Nelson, Honourary Executive Member, National Privacy and Access Law Section;

David Fraser, Branch Section Chair, National Privacy and Access Law Section.

Credit Union Central of Canada:

Marc-André Pigeon, Director, Financial Sector Policy;

Jan Hopper, Assistant Corporate Secretary/Chief Privacy Officer.

Canadian Bankers Association:

Nathalie Clark, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary;

Lucie V. Gauvin, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, RBC Law Group, Royal Bank of Canada;

Linda Routledge, Director, Consumer Affairs.


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:

Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General;

Carman Baggaley, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor.

Marketing Research and Intelligence Association:

Kara Mitchelmore, Chief Executive Officer;

Annie Pettit, Chair of Publications.

Canadian Marketing Association:

Wally Hill, Senior Vice-President Government and Consumer Affairs;

David Elder, Special Digital Privacy Counsel and Counsel at Stikeman Elliott LLP.

As individuals:

Michael Geist, Law Professor, University of Ottawa;

Michael Crystal, Lawyer, Crystal and Associates.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Industry Canada:

Chris Padfield, Director General, Digital Policy Branch;

John Clare, Director, Privacy and Data Protection Policy Directorate.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

As an individual:

Tony Manera.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Dennis Dawson, Chair

The Honourable Leo Housakos, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Demers, Eggleton, P.C., Greene, Manning, Mercer, Merchant, Plett, Verner, P.C., White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (June 11, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Furey (June 10, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Furey replaced the Honourable Senator Merchant (June 5, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Seidman (June 5, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Furey (June 4, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Seidman replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (June 3, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Furey replaced the Honourable Senator Merchant (May 28, 2014).


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