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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 120
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:01 a.m. to 11:36 a.m.
Presiding
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

Motion

Matt Jeneroux moved, — That the Committee sit in in public for the discussion of recommendations to be proposed to the Standing Committee on Finance scheduled for 9:00 a.m.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Chamber of Marine Commerce
• Bruce Burrows, President
• Sarah E. Douglas, Senior Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations
Western Canada Marine Response Corporation
• Michael Lowry, Manager, Communications
Ecojustice Canada
• Margot Venton, Director, Nature Program
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed its study of subject matter of clauses 688 to 747 (Divisions 22 and 23) of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures.

Bruce Burrows, Sarah E. Douglas, Margot Venton, by videoconference from Pender Island, British Columbia, and Michael Lowry, by videoconference from Sidney, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.

On motion of Robert Aubin, it was agreed, — That the Chair of the Transportation Safety Board be invited to appear before the Committee to explain her decision of removing the transportation of flammable liquids by rail from the Watchlist 5 years after the Lac-Mégantic catastrophe.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

Motion

Matt Jeneroux moved, — That the Committee remain in public for the discussion of recommendations to be proposed to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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

YEAS: Ziad Aboultaif, Robert Aubin, Matt Jeneroux, Ron Liepert — 4;

NAYS: Vance Badawey, Ken Hardie, Angelo Iacono, Churence Rogers, Gagan Sikand — 5.

At 9:02 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:08 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That the Chair write a letter to the Standing Committee on Finance to thank that committee for the opportunity to consider clauses 688 to 747 (Divisions 22 and 23) of Bill C-86, to inform that committee of the meetings held on this matter and to advise that the Committee will not be making any recommendations or proposing any amendments.

At 9:18 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:21 a.m., the sitting resumed in public.

Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Yves Giroux, Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Jason Jacques, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Director, Costing and Budgetary Analysis
• Diarra Sourang, Financial Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its briefing on the Status Report on Phase 1 of the New Infrastructure Plan.

Yves Giroux made a statement and, with Jason Jacques and Diarra Sourang, answered questions.

At 9:35 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:43 a.m., the sitting resumed.

As individuals
• Paul-Yanic Laquerre
• Raymond Prince
Comité antipollution des avions de Longueuil
• Johanne Domingue, President
Markland Wood Homeowners Association
• Saulius Brikis, Director
• Ilona Maziarczyk, Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of assessing the impact of aircraft noise in the vicinity of major Canadian airports.

Raymond Prince, Ilona Maziarczyk, Johanne Domingue, by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, and Paul-Yanic Laquerre, by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, made statements and, with Saulius Brikis, answered questions.

At 10:42 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:49 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 11:36 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marie-France Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee