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
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.
Clerk of the Committee