Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications
Issue No. 4 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 14, 2016
OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at
9:30 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the deputy chair, the Honourable
Michael L. MacDonald, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu,
Doyle, Eggleton, P.C., Greene, MacDonald, Mercer, Runciman and Unger (8).
In attendance: Jed Chong, Analyst, 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 Wednesday, March
9, 2016, the committee continued its study on the development of a strategy to
facilitate the transport of crude oil to eastern Canadian refineries and to
ports on the East and West coasts of Canada. (For complete text of the order
of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2.)
As an individual:
Monica Gattinger, Associate Professor, School of Political Studies,
University of Ottawa.
Assembly of First Nations:
Perry Bellegarde, National Chief;
Craig Makinaw, Alberta Regional Chief;
William David, Senior Policy Analyst, National Chief's Office.
Ms. Gattinger made a statement and answered questions.
At 10:29 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 10:32 a.m., the committee resumed.
Mr. Makinaw and Mr. Bellegarde made a statement and, together with Mr. David,
At 11:22 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.