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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 10
Monday, May 2, 2016, 3:30 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Padova, Analyst
• Hon. Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Transport
Department of Transport
• Catherine Higgens, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy
• Daniel Blasioli, Senior Counsel
As an individual
• Mike Tretheway, Chief Economist and Chief Strategy Officer, InterVISTAS Consulting Group
• Peter Wallis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Van Horne Institute
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures.

The Minister made a statement and, with Catherine Higgens and Daniel Blasioli, answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Mike Tretheway, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Peter Wallis, by videoconference from Calgary, Alberta made statements and, answered questions.

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


Gagan Sikand moved, — That the Committee proceed to sit in camera.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived.


Sean Fraser moved, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,

(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;

(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and

(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

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

Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee