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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 12
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
 

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met in a televised session at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Merv C. Tweed, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Dennis Bevington, Sukh Dhaliwal, Roger Gaudet, Brian Jean, Gerard Kennedy, Mario Laframboise, Colin Mayes, Merv C. Tweed, Hon. Joseph Volpe and Jeff Watson.

 

Acting Members present: Royal Galipeau for Lois Brown, Cheryl Gallant for Candice Hoeppner and Andrew Kania for Gerard Kennedy.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Analyst; Allison Padova, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Department of Transport: Mark Gauthier, General Counsel, Legal Services; Guylaine Roy, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy; Jerry Rysanek, Executive Director, International Marine Policy and Liability; Donald Roussel, Director General, Marine Safety.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, March 30, 2009, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Marine Liability Act and the Federal Courts Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
 

Guylaine Roy, Jerry Rysanek and Mark Gauthier made statements and, along with Donald Roussel, answered questions.

 

At 5:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

On motion of Gerard Kennedy, it was agreed, — That the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities be invited to stay for the whole meeting at his next appearance before the Committee.

 

At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Maxime Ricard
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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