Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue No. 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 25, 2016

OTTAWA, Tuesday, October 25, 2016


The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at 10:36 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 and Unger (6).

In attendance: Jed Chong and Nicole Sweeney, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament; and Victor Senna, Procedural Clerk, Senate Committee Directorate.

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.)


Chiefs of Ontario:

Isadore Day, Ontario Regional Chief.

The deputy chair made a statement.

Chief Day made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:29 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Barbara Reynolds

Clerk of the Committee