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Meeting No. 17
Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 9:12 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Dennis Bevington, Lois Brown, Bonnie Crombie, Roger Gaudet, Brian Jean, Colin Mayes, Blake Richards, Merv Tweed, Hon. Joseph Volpe and Jeff Watson.


Acting Members present: Jean-Yves Laforest for Mario Laframboise and Alexandra Mendes for Sukh Dhaliwal.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Analyst. House of Commons: Lucie Tardif-Carpentier, Legislative Clerk; Wayne Cole, Legislative Clerk.


Witnesses: Tim Uppal, M.P., Edmonton—Sherwood Park.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, March 3, 2010, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-442, An Act to establish a National Holocaust Monument.

Tim Uppal made a statement and answered questions.


Roger Gaudet moved, — That clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-442 be postponed to May 27, 2010.


After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 10; NAYS: 1.


At 10:20 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:33 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That translations be requested from Toyota Canada of the unilingual Toyota documents found in the dossier presented to the Committee by Transport Canada.


It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $23, 450, for the Committee's study of the recall of vehicules manufactured by Toyota Motor Corporation for the period of 2010-2011 be adopted.


It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 15, 400, for the Committee's study of the impact of the government's deadlines for infrastructure stimulus projects for the period for the period of 2010-2011 be adopted.


It was agreed, — That clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-442 be scheduled for May 26, 2010 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and not May 27, 2010.


At 11:01 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Bonnie Charron
Clerk of the Committee

2010/05/13 4:06 p.m.