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Meeting No. 2

Tuesday, November 26, 2002

The Standing Committee on Transport met in camera at 11:04 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Joe Comuzzi, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present:  John Cannis, Joe Comuzzi, Bev Desjarlais, Jim Gouk, André Harvey, Ovid Jackson, Stan Keyes, Mario Laframboise, James Moore, Marcel Proulx, Paul Szabo.

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

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed consideration of its future business.

It was agreed, - That a working lunch be organized to meet with visitors from Australia to discuss the issues of Transport Security and that the incurred expenses be charged to the Committee’s budget.

On motion of Mr. Laframboise, it was agreed, - That notwithstanding the motion agreed to by the Committee on November 7, 2002, regarding the Meeting schedule, that, the order be rescinded and that the new schedule be the following (Pursuant to the room assignment system for Committee).

October 1 - December 2002                                          January to June 2003


1er octobre - décembre 2002                                       Janvier à juin 2003


Tuesdays and Thursdays                                                Mondays and Wednesdays


From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30                                                   From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Mardis et jeudis                                                             Lundis et mercredis


De 15h30 à 17h30                                                          De 15h30 à 17h30



September to December 2003                                     January to June 2004


Septembre à décembre 2003                                       Janvier à juin 2004


Tuesdays and Thursdays                                                Tuesdays and Thursdays


From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.                                          From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Mardis et jeudis                                                             Mardis et jeudis


De 9h00 à11h00                                                 De 11h00 à 13h00

On motion of Mr. Keyes, it was agreed, - That the Committee do proceed with the following studies and in the order as follows: 1. Aviation Security Fees; 2. Security and Safety Issues on all mode of transportation; 3. Feasibility of having the private sector take over the operation of Via Rail.

At 11:56 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Georges Etoka

Clerk of the Committee