Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications
Issue 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - September 24, 2014
OTTAWA, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at
6:45 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Batters,
Dawson, Demers, Eggleton, P.C., Greene, Housakos, Unger and Verner, P.C. (8).
In attendance: Terrence Thomas and Dillan Theckedath, Analysts,
Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; Mona
Ishack, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Monday, December
9, 2013, the committee continued its study on the challenges faced by the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of
broadcasting and communications. (For complete text of the order of
reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2.)
Canada Media Fund:
Sandra Collins, Vice-President, Operations and Financial Services Director;
Stéphane Cardin, Vice-President, Industry and Public Affairs.
Ms. Collins and Mr. Cardin each made a statement and answered questions.
At 7:35 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee proceeded in camera
to consider a draft agenda (future business).
The committee considered a draft agenda.
At 8:01 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee