Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable DENNIS DAWSON


Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Issue No. 11

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

Subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 2, 6, 10, 11, 16, and 21 of Part 4 of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

First and second (final) meetings:

Bill C-3, An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to amend the Aeronautics Act, the Canada Marine Act, the Marine Liability Act and the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
Subject-matter of those elements contained in Divisions 2, 6, 10, 11, 16, and 21 of Part 4 of Bill C-43)

THE NINTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-3, An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to amend the Aeronautics Act, the Canada Marine Act, the Marine Liability Act and the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to make consequential amendments to other Act


WITNESSES

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Transport Canada:

Donald Roussel, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security;

Shari Currie, Acting Director General, Civil Aviation;

Joyce Henry, Director General, Marine Policy;

Tamara Rudge, Director, Port Policy;

April Nakatsu, Director General, Crown Corporation Governance.

Industry Canada:

Lynne Fancy, Senior Director, Spectrum Management Operations;

Amy Jensen, Policy Analyst, Spectrum Management Operations;

Adam Scott, Director, Business and Regulatory Analysis.

Canadian Heritage:

Helen C. Kennedy, Director General, Broadcasting and Digital Communications.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Canadian Airports Council:

Daniel-Robert Gooch, President.

Canadian Owners and Pilots Association:

Kevin Psutka, President and CEO (by video conference).

Ultralight Pilots Association of Canada:

Kathy Lubitz, President.


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Rural Burlington Greenbelt Coalition:

Vanessa Warren (by video conference).

Town of Neuville:

Bernard Gaudreau, Mayor.

Transport Canada:

Sylvain Lachance, Executive Director, Legislative, Regulatory International Affairs;

Daniel Haché, Director, International Marine Policy;

Aline MacDougall, Director, Portfolio Policy and Governance;

Dave Dawson, Director, Airports and Air Navigation Services Policy;

François Marier, Manager, International Marine Policy and Liability.

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces:

Lieutenant Colonel Martin Leblanc, Chief Investigator, Directorate of Flight Safety.


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, MacDonald, Martin, Mercer, Merchant, Plett, Unger

*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 Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (November 26, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis (November 25, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Batters (November 25, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Batters replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (November 24, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (November 24, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Maltais (November 20, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Maltais replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (November 19, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (November 7, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Mercer replaced the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C. (November 7, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Massicotte (November 7, 2014).


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