Mauril Bélanger moved, — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities report to the House of Commons the following:
That the Committee recommend that Government issue a directive to Canada Post Corporation pursuant to the Minister of Transport’s authority under Section 22 of the Canada Post Corporation Act and in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, stating that:
i) The Corporation shall, at its option, either discontinue, withdraw or consent to a judicial stay of proceedings in respect of allegations or judicial findings that entities have or continue to violate the exclusive privilege in Section 14 of the Canada Post Corporation Act with respect to letters intended for delivery outside of Canada and, where an injunction has been issued with respect to letters intended for delivery outside of Canada, the Corporation shall consent to an application brought to dissolve such an injunction, until the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities has the opportunity of reviewing the matter and formulating recommendations to the government and Canada Post,
ii) The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities conduct this review of section 14 of the Canada Post Corporation Act by end of 2007.
Debate arose thereon.