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

Issue 4 - Minutes of Proceedings


OTTAWA, Tuesday, November 30, 2004
(8)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day, in room 257, East Block, at 5:08 p.m., the Deputy Chair, the Honourable Ethel Cochrane, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Christensen, Cochrane, Lavigne and Milne (4).

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Lynne Myers, Research Analyst, Science and Technology.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, October 19, 2004, the committee continued its study of emerging issues related to its mandate. (For complete text of Order of Reference, see Proceedings of the Committee, Issue No. 1.)

WITNESSES:

Canadian Water Network:

Mark Servos, Scientific Director;

Bernadette Conant, Executive Director.

The Deputy Chair made an opening statement.

Mr. Servos made a presentation.

Mr. Servos and Ms. Conant answered questions.

The Deputy Chair made a closing statement.

At 6:00 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Thursday, December 2, 2004
(9)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day, in room 257, East Block, at 8:45 a.m., the Deputy Chair, the Honourable Ethel Cochrane, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Angus, Christensen, Cochrane, Lavigne and Milne (5).

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Lynne Myers, Research Analyst, Science and Technology and Frédéric Beauregard-Tellier, Economics Division.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, October 19, 2004, the committee continued its study of emerging issues related to its mandate. (For complete text of Order of Reference, see Proceedings of the Committee, Issue No. 1.)

WITNESSES:

Sierra Club of Canada:

Elizabeth May, Executive Director.

As an individual:

Glen Toner, Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University.

The Deputy Chair made an opening statement.

Ms. May made a presentation.

Mr. Toner made a presentation.

Ms. May and Mr. Toner answered questions.

At 10:25 a.m., pursuant to rule 92(2)(e) the committee proceeded in camera for the consideration of a draft agenda.

The Deputy Chair made a closing statement.

At 10:30 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:

Keli Hogan

Clerk of the Committee