Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Report of the committee

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty-first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
19,660

SUBTOTAL$19,660







2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
21,640

SUBTOTAL$21,640

2015-2016


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
690

SUBTOTAL$690





TOTAL$41,990




2.  With respect to its special study on non-renewable and renewable energy development including energy storage, distribution, transmission, consumption and other emerging technologies in Canada’s three northern territories, authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, March 4, 2014:

2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Activity 1: Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Rankin Inlet, Yellowknife, Diavik, What Ti, Whitehorse
129,814

Witness Expenses
10,037

SUBTOTAL$139,851







2014-2015


General Expenses$9,055

Witness Expenses
6,193

SUBTOTAL$15,248





TOTAL$155,099




3.  With respect to its special study on the current state of “One Call” programs that identify critical underground infrastructure in Canada, authorized by the Senate on Thursday, February 13, 2013:

2013-2014


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,570

SUBTOTAL$1,570







2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,496

SUBTOTAL$1,496








TOTAL$3,066




During the session, your committee held 66 meetings (90.25 hours), heard 223 witnesses and submitted 17 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined 10 bills (C-5, C-15, C-22, C-40, C-46, C-61, C-64, C-72, C-501 and S-6) and received a total of 16 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

RICHARD NEUFELD

Chair