Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue 11 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 26, 2012
OTTAWA, Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade met this day at 10:34 a.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, De Bané, P.C., Downe, Fortin- Duplessis, Frum, Mahovlich, Nolin, Robichaud, P.C., Smith, P.C. (Cobourg), and Wallin (10).
Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Raine (1).
In attendance: Lindsay McGlashan and Brian Hermon, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, March 29, 2012, the committee began its examination the document entitled: Passport Canada's Fee-for-Service Proposal to Parliament, dated March 2012, pursuant to the User Fees Act, S.C. 2004, C. 6, sbs. 4(2).
Christine Desloges, President and Chief Executive Officer;
Lisa Pezzack, Director General;
Michel Brunette, Director, Resource Management and Compliance.
Ms. Desloges made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
At 12:01 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee