Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Issue No. 13 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 20, 2016


OTTAWA, Thursday, October 20, 2016
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day at 8:28 a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Richard Neufeld, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Enverga, Lang, Massicotte, McIntyre, Neufeld, Patterson, Ringuette and Seidman (8).

In attendance: Sam Banks and Marc LeBlanc, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, March 10, 2016, the committee continued its study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy. (For the complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)

WITNESS:

Coal Association of Canada:

Robin Campbell, President.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Campbell made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:40 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 9:41 a.m., the committee resumed in camera pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d) to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 10:04 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee