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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 69
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:38 a.m. to 6:47 p.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Michael D. Chong for Alain Rayes (Conservative)
• Martin Shields for Luc Berthold (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Patrick Williams, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Lavoie, Analyst
• Nicole Sweeney, Analyst
• Zackery Shaver, Analyst
Cereals Canada
• Cam Dahl, President
Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
• Bob Masterson, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Kara Edwards, Director, Transportation
Grain Growers of Canada
• Jeff Nielsen, President
• Fiona Cook, Executive Director
Mining Association of Canada
• Pierre Gratton, President and Chief Executive Officer
Teck Resources Limited
• Brad Johnston, General Manager, Logistics and Planning
Forest Products Association of Canada
• Joel Neuheimer, Vice-President, International Trade and Transportation and Corporate Secretary
Shipping Federation of Canada
• Karen Kancens, Director, Policy and Trade Affairs
• Sonia Simard, Director, Legislative Affairs
As an individual
• François Tougas, Lawyer, McMillan LLP
• Marina Pavlovic, Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
Canadian National Millers Association
• Gordon Harrison, President
Canadian Canola Growers Association
• Jack Froese, President
• Steve Pratte, Policy Manager
Seafarers' International Union of Canada
• James Given, President
• Jean-Philippe Brunet, Executive Vice-President, Corporate and Legal Affairs
Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc.
• Sarah Clark, Chief Executive Officer
St. Lawrence Shipoperators
• Martin Fournier, Executive Director
Air Canada
• David Rheault, Senior Director, Government Affairs and Community Relations
• Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer
WestJet Airlines Ltd.
• Mike McNaney, Vice-President, Industry, Corporate and Airport Affairs
• Lorne Mackenzie, Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, June 19, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Cam Dahl, Bob Masterson and Jeff Nielsen made statements and, with Kara Edwards, answered questions.

At 11:01 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:15 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Pierre Gratton, Joel Neuheimer and Karen Kancens made statements and, with Brad Johnston and Sonia Simard, answered questions.

At 12:43 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:48 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Gordon Harrison, Jack Froese, Steve Pratte and François Tougas made statements and answered questions.

At 3:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:27 p.m., the sitting resumed.

James Given, Sarah Clark, Jean-Philippe Brunet and Martin Fournier made statements and answered questions.

At 5:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Mike McNaney, Lucie Guillemette and Marina Pavlovic made statements and, with David Rheault and Lorne Mackenzie, answered questions.

At 6:47 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-France Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee