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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 103
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 11:02 a.m. to 1:13 p.m.
Peter Schiefke, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Nathalie Clairoux, Logistics Officer
• Cédric Taquet, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
Canadian Airports Council
• Monette Pasher, President
Canadian Transportation Agency
• France Pégeot, Chair and Chief Executive Officer
• Tom Oommen, Director General, Analysis and Outreach Branch
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Stephanie Cadieux, Chief Accessibility Officer, Office of the Chief Accessibility Officer
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
• Kurush Minocher, Executive Director, Customer Experience and Airline Relations
Office of the Auditor General
• Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada
• Milan Duvnjak, Principal
• Susie Fortier, Director
Vancouver Airport Authority
• Tamara Vrooman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 20, 2023, the committee resumed its study of accessible transportation for persons with disabilities.

France Pégeot, Stephanie Cadieux and Karen Hogan made statements and answered questions.

At 12:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:20 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Monette Pasher, Kurush Minocher and Tamara Vrooman made statements and answered questions.

At 1:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:04 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $21,500, for the study of accessible transportation for persons with disabilities, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the Competition Act and air travel in northern, rural, and remote communities of Canada, the proposed budget in the amount of $211,977.90, for the committee’s travel to Whitehorse, Yukon, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Mont-joli, Québec, Kuujjuaq, Québec and Québec, Québec in Spring - Summer 2024, be adopted and presented to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

At 1:13 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Carine Grand-Jean
Clerk of the committee