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Meeting No. 4

Wednesday, October 20, 1999

The Standing Committee on Transport met in a televised session at 3:34p.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, Stan Keyes, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present: Gérard Asselin, Roy Bailey, Murray Calder, Bill Casey, Joe Comuzzi, Bev Desjarlais, Stan Dromisky, Claude Drouin, Joe Fontana, Michel Guimond, Charles Hubbard, Ovid Jackson, Stan Keyes, Val Meredith, Lou Sekora.

Other Member present: Guy St-Julien

In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: John Christopher and June M. Dewetering, Researchers.

Witnesses: From the Air Transport Association of Canada: Clifford J. Mackay, President and Chief Executive Officer; Geoffrey Elliot, Executive Vice-President, Policy and Strategic Planning.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed consideration of its study on the future of the airline industry in Canada.

Clifford MacKay made an opening statement and, with Geoffrey Elliot, answered questions.

At 3:52 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting was suspended.

At 4:34 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting resumed.

On motion of Ovid Jackson, it was agreed,--That unless there is unanimous consent of members from each of the five (5) parties, 48- hour- notice must be given to members of the Committee before any new item of business is considered by the Committee, and that the motion be circulated in both official languages.

 At 5:58 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting was suspended.

At 6:00 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee considered its future business.

At 6:19 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Guyanne L. Desforges

Clerk of the Committee