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Meeting No. 42
Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 7:09 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Lois Brown, Hon. Gerry Byrne, Sukh Dhaliwal, Roger Gaudet, Michel Guimond, Brian Jean, Colin Mayes, Merv Tweed and Jeff Watson.


Acting Members present: Olivia Chow for Dennis Bevington, Hon. Marlene Jennings for Hon. Gerry Byrne and Hon. Dan McTeague for Hon. John McCallum.


Other Members present: Carole Lavallée and Maria Mourani.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Dean Ruffili, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Transport: Martin J. Eley, Director General, Civil Aviation; Brigita Gravitis-Beck, Director General, Air Policy; John Thachet, Legal Counsel, Legal Services. NAV CANADA: John W. Crichton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Head Office; Trevor Johnson, Assistant Vice-President, Service Delivery; Larry Lachance, Assistant Vice-President, Operational Support.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of the consequences of noise caused by airport operations in urban areas.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of issues related to the Air Canada Public Participation Act (ACPPA).

John W. Crichton made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 9:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Graeme Truelove
Committee Clerk

2010/12/08 12:09 p.m.