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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 22
 
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
 

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 9:04 a.m. this day, in Room 853, 131 Queen St., the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.

 

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

 

Acting Members present: Gerard Kennedy for Bonnie Crombie.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Analyst; Jean Dupuis, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Purolator Courier Ltd.: Stewart Bacon, Chairman of the Board; William A. Henderson, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Dennis Bevington, — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities engage in a study of the Federal government’s oil spill response planning and capacity, with particular interest in response to spills caused by off-shore drilling along all three coasts, and report the results of the study and make recommendations to the House of Commons.

 

On motion of Brian Jean, it was agreed, — That the motion be considered at the end of the meeting.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, April 29, 2010, the Committee commenced its study of the management and operation of Canada Post Corporation.
 

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

 
The Committee resumed consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Dennis Bevington, — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities engage in a study of the Federal government’s oil spill response planning and capacity, with particular interest in response to spills caused by off-shore drilling along all three coasts, and report the results of the study and make recommendations to the House of Commons.

 

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division: YEAS: Dennis Bevington, Bonnie Crombie, Sukh Dhaliwal, Joseph Volpe — 4; NAYS: Lois Brown, Roger Gaudet, Brian Jean, Mario Laframboise, Colin Mayes, Blake Richards, Jeff Watson — 7.

 

At 11:00 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Graeme Truelove
Committee Clerk

 
 
2010/06/11 9:13 a.m.