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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue 6 - Minutes of Proceedings


OTTAWA, Tuesday, November 23, 2010
(16)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communication met this day at 9:30 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis Dawson, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu, Cochrane, Dawson, Fox, P.C., Frum, Johnson, Kochhar, Mercer, Merchant, Plett and Zimmer (11).

In attendance: Dean Ruffilli, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; and Mona Ishack, Communications Officer, Communications Directorate.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, the committee continued its study on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry. (For complete text of order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)

WITNESS:

Association québécoise du transport aérien:

Marco Prud'homme, Chief Executive Officer.

The chair made opening statement.

Mr. Prud'homme made a statement and answered questions.

At 10:43 a.m., it was agreed that the committee adjourn to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Wednesday, November 24, 2010
(17)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communication met this day at 6:49 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis Dawson, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dawson, Fox, P.C., Frum, Housakos, MacDonald, Martin, Mercer, Merchant and Plett (9).

In attendance: Dean Ruffilli, Analyst, 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 Wednesday, May 12, 2010, the committee continued its study on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry. (For complete text of order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)

WITNESSES:

Tourism Industry Association of Canada:

David Goldstein, President and CEO;

Kevin Desjardins, Director, Communications;

Catherine Sadler, Manager, Research.

The chair made opening statement.

Mr. Goldstein made a statement and answered questions.

At 7:36 p.m., the Honourable Senator Housakos took the chair.

At 7:38 p.m., the Honourable Senator Dawson resumed the chair.

At 7:54 p.m., it was agreed that the committee adjourn to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:


OTTAWA, Tuesday, November 30, 2010
(18)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communication met this day at 9:32 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis Dawson, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Cochrane, Dawson, Frum, Housakos, MacDonald, Martin, Mercer, Merchant and Plett (9).

In attendance: Dean Ruffilli and Terry Thomas, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; and Mona Ishack, Communications Officer, Communications Directorate.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, the committee continued its study on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry. (For complete text of order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)

WITNESSES:

Atlantic Canada Airports Association:

Keith Collins, President;

David Innes, Treasurer.

The chair made opening statement.

Mr. Collins made a statement and, together with Mr. Innes, answered questions.

At 10:47 a.m., it was agreed that the committee adjourn to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Keli Hogan

Clerk of the Committee