Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 12 - Minutes of Proceedings - December 3, 2014

OTTAWA, Wednesday, December 3, 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 Dawson, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dawson, Demers, Eggleton, P.C., Greene, Housakos, MacDonald, Plett, Unger and Verner, P.C. (9).

In attendance: Terrence Thomas and Dillan Theckedath, 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 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.)


Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada:

Suzanne Bossé, Director General;

Serge Quinty, Director of Communications.

The Honourable Senator Housakos moved:

That the Honourable Senator Plett be deputy chair of this committee.

The question being put on the question, it was adopted.

Ms. Bossé made a statement and, together with Mr. Quinty, answered questions.

At 7:32 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Daniel Charbonneau

Clerk of the Committee

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