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Meeting No. 34
Thursday, October 2, 2003

The Standing Committee on Transport met at 9:08 a.m. this day, in Room 371 West Block, for the purpose of electing a Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 106(1).


Members of the Committee present: Larry Bagnell, Rex Barnes, John Cannis, Joe Comuzzi, Bev Desjarlais, Roger Gallaway, Ovid Jackson, Stan Keyes, Mario Laframboise, James Moore, Marcel Proulx and Yolande Thibeault.


Acting Members present: Ken Epp for Jim Gouk, Rahim Jaffer for Lynne Yelich and Joseph Volpe for Pat O'Brien.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Jean-Luc Bourdages, Analyst.

The Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of a Chair.

On motion of James Moore, it was agreed, — That Joe Comuzzi be elected Chair of the Committee.


On motion of Joe Comuzzi, it was agreed, — That James Moore be elected as Opposition Vice-Chair of the Committee.


On motion of Stan Keyes, it was agreed, — That John Cannis be elected as Government Vice-Chair of the Committee.


Joe Comuzzi took the Chair.


The Committee proceeded to consider its future business.


On motion of Stan Keyes, it was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare and submit a budget to the liaison committee to request funds in order to enable the committee to invite witnesses as agreed by the committee from a common list, to appear before it, for its consideration of Bill C-26 .


It was agreed, — That the Deputy Minister and other officials from the Department of Transport be invited next Tuesday, October 7, 2003 for the examination of the supplementory estimates (A).


At 9:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Georges Etoka
Clerk of the Committee

2003/10/02 3:49 p.m.