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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 25
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 3:38 p.m. to 5:46 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Vance Badawey, Chair (Liberal)

• Andy Fillmore for Chris Bittle (Liberal)
• Hon. Andrew Scheer for Gerald Soroka (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
Association of Municipalities of Ontario
• Graydon Smith, President
Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative
• Christine Smith-Martin, Executive Director
• Paul Kariya, Senior Policy Advisor
Fédération québécoise des municipalités
• Jacques Demers, President
• David Boulet, Economic Advisor
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
• Walter Sendzik, Vice-Chair and Mayor of St. Catharines
Regional Municipality of Niagara
• Jim Bradley, Regional Chairman
• Rob Foster, Regional Councillor, Town of Lincoln
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 29, 2020, the committee commenced its study of the targeted infrastructure investment.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

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

Motion

Xavier Barsalou-Duval moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee undertake a study of one meeting on the issues arising from aeronautical circular AC 700-048 on the use of Twin Otter-type aircraft on short runways; that the Committee invite witnesses including Transport Canada, the Canadian Federation of Outfitter Associations and Air Inuit to appear at this meeting; and that this meeting be held no later than April 30.

Amendment

Andy Fillmore moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “no later than April 30” with the words “as soon as possible taking into consideration other committee business” and by adding after the words “Outfitter Associations” the following: “, Viking Air”.

The question was put on the amendment of Andy Fillmore and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Taylor Bachrach, Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Fayçal El-Khoury, Andy Fillmore, Helena Jaczek, Michael Kram, Stephanie Kusie, Churence Rogers, Andrew Scheer, Doug Shipley, Maninder Sidhu — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The question was put on the motion, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Taylor Bachrach, Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Fayçal El-Khoury, Andy Fillmore, Helena Jaczek, Michael Kram, Stephanie Kusie, Churence Rogers, Andrew Scheer, Doug Shipley, Maninder Sidhu — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The motion, as amended, read as follows:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee undertake a study of one meeting on the issues arising from aeronautical circular AC 700-048 on the use of Twin Otter-type aircraft on short runways; that the Committee invite witnesses including Transport Canada, the Canadian Federation of Outfitter Associations, Viking Air and Air Inuit to appear at this meeting; and that this meeting be held as soon as possible taking into consideration other committee business.

At 5:46 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee