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Meeting No. 31
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 3:38 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Dennis Bevington, Lois Brown, Candice Hoeppner, Brian Jean, Mario Laframboise, Colin Mayes, Merv Tweed, Hon. Joseph Volpe and Jeff Watson.


Acting Members present: Hon. Gurbax S. Malhi for Gerard Kennedy, Richard Nadeau for Roger Gaudet and Marcel Proulx for Gerard Kennedy.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Allison Padova, Analyst.


Witnesses: Municipality of Chelsea: Jean Perras, Mayor; Claude Garand, Past President, Meech Lake Association; Malcolm MacTavish, President, Kingsmere Property Owners Association.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, October 5, 2009, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-37, An Act to amend the National Capital Act and other Acts.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 4:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:58 p.m., the sitting resumed.

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

It was agreed, — That the deadline for amendments to Bill C-37 be November 2, 2009, and that clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill be scheduled for November 4, 2009.


On motion of Joseph Volpe, it was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $3800 for the period of 2009-10 be adopted.


At 5:05 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Bonnie Charron
Clerk of the Committee

2009/10/22 3:08 p.m.