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Meeting No. 61
Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, David Sweet, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Peter Braid, John Carmichael, Cheryl Gallant, Dan Harris, Hon. Mike Lake, Hélène LeBlanc, Phil McColeman, Kennedy Stewart, David Sweet and Mark Warawa.


Acting Members present: Harold Albrecht for Peter Braid, Charmaine Borg for Glenn Thibeault and Hon. Judy Sgro for Hon. Geoff Regan.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mathieu Frigon, Analyst; Dillan Theckedath, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Industry: Alain Beaudoin, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Spectrum, Information Technologies and Telecommunications; Pamela Miller, Director General, Telecommunications Policy Branch; Chris Padfield, Director General, Digital Policy Branch. Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Michael Buda, Director, Policy and Research; Daniel Rubinstein, Policy Analyst, Policy and Research.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of Broadband and Internet access across Canada.

Alain Beaudoin made a statement and, with Pamela Miller and Chris Padfield, answered questions.


At 4:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Daniel Rubinstein made a statement and, with Michael Buda, answered questions.


At 5:19 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:21 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:27 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean Michel Roy
Clerk of the Committee

2013/03/20 1:21 p.m.