REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
|TUESDAY, October 19, 2004|
The Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence
has the honour to table its
Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such legislation and other matters as were referred to it, reports, pursuant to Rule 104, that the expenses incurred by the Committee during the Third Session of the Thirty-seventh Parliament are as follows:
1. With respect to its special study to examine and report on the need for a national security policy for Canada (authorized by the Senate on Friday, February 13, 2004):
a) During this study, your Committee spent 62.9 hours meeting 78 persons in hearings and fact-finding visits. In addition to hearings in Ottawa, your Committee visited Washington DC to meet its congressional counterparts, administration officials and representatives of think tanks. During this study, there were 232 references to the Committee in the print media. There were 38,715 hits on the Committee’s Website.
b) Your Committee submitted one substantive report entitled “National Emergencies: Canada’s Fragile Front Lines”.
|Professional and Other Services||$ 42,142|
|Transportation and Communication||$ 55,851|
|All other expenditures||$ 3,831|
|Witness Expenses||$ 4,235|
2. With respect to its special study to examine and report on veterans’ services and benefits, commemorative activities and charter (authorized by the Senate on Thursday, February 26, 2004):
a) This Order of Reference was delegated to a Subcommittee on March 29, 2004, which heard one witness and held one meeting (1.3 hours) in relation to its work.