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Meeting No. 42
Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 209, West Block, the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Mauril Bélanger, Don H. Bell, Robert Carrier, Ed Fast, Peter Julian, Mario Laframboise, Brian Storseth, Merv Tweed, Hon. Joseph Volpe and Paul Zed.


Acting Members present: Olivia Chow for Peter Julian, David Tilson for Jeff Watson and Mike Wallace for Brian Jean.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Analyst; Allison Padova, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Transport: Merlin Preuss, Director General, Civil Aviation. As an individual: Roger Tassé, Legal Counsel, Gowling, Lafleur and Henderson.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, November 7, 2006, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Merlin Preuss made a statement and answered questions.


At 3:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:47 p.m., the sitting resumed.


At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, November 2, 2006, the Committee commenced its study of the Roger Tassé Report on the review of the Toronto Port Authority.

Roger Tassé made a statement and answered questions.


At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Mark D'Amore
Clerk of the Committee

2007/03/29 2:18 p.m.