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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting No. 57

Tuesday, May 16, 2000

The Standing Committee on Transport met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Stan Keyes, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Gérard Asselin, Roy Bailey, Murray Calder, Bill Casey, Joe Comuzzi, Stan Dromisky, Joe Fontana, Michel Guimond, Charles Hubbard, Ovid Jackson, Stan Keyes, Val Meredith.

Acting Member present: Howard Hilstrom for Dale Johnston.

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Researcher.

Appearing: From the Transport Canada: Honourable David Collenette, Minister.

Witnesses: From the Transport Canada: Margaret Bloodworth, Deputy Minister; Ron Jackson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security; Louis Ranger, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(6), that the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001: Vote 15 under Privy Council and Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 under Transport Canada, laid upon the Table on February 29, 2000, be referred to the Standing Committee on Transport. (Extract from the Journals of the House of Commons of February 29, 2000).

And pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), consideration of the 2000-2001 Estimates Part III - Report on Plans and Priorities priorities.

The Honourable David Collenette made an opening statement and, with Louis Ranger, Margaret Bloodworth, Ron Jackson, answered questions.

At 4:03 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting was suspended.

At 4:47 p.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting was resumed.

It was unanimously agreed to re-invite the Minister after the May recess to resume consideration of this day's discussion.

At 5:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 

 

 

Guyanne L. Desforges

Clerk of the Committee