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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 114
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 8:46 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

• Sukh Dhaliwal for Gagan Sikand (Liberal)
• John Oliver for Ken Hardie (Liberal)
• David Tilson for Matt Jeneroux (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
• Debbie Zimmerman, Board Member
Canadian Airports Council
• Daniel-Robert Gooch, President
Detroit International Bridge Company
• Stan Korosec, Director, Canadian Government Relations, Ambassador Bridge
Gabriolans Against Freighter Anchorages Society
• Chris Straw, President
Prince Rupert Port Authority
• Ken Veldman, Director, Public Affairs
Town of Labrador City
• Nick McGrath, Councillor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Canadian transportation and logistics strategy.

Debbie Zimmerman, Stan Korosec and Nick McGrath made statements and answered questions.

At 9:44 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:56 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Daniel-Robert Gooch, Chris Straw and Ken Veldman, by videoconference from Prince Rupert, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.


Kelly Block moved, — That the Committee undertake a study of no less than three meetings on the impact of transportation moratoriums on the investment climate in Canada and that the Committee call on the Minister of Transport to appear.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Kelly Block, Ron Liepert, David Tilson — 3;

NAYS: Robert Aubin, Vance Badawey, Sukh Dhaliwal, Angelo Iacono, John Oliver, Borys Wrzesnewskyj — 6.

At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-France Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee