Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Issue 3 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 6, 2011
OTTAWA, Thursday, October 6, 2011
The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day, at 8:08 a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable W. David Angus, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Angus, Banks, Dickson, Lang, Massicotte, Mitchell, Peterson, Seidman and Wallace (9).
In attendance: Marc LeBlanc and Sam Banks, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; and Ceri Au, Communications Officer, Communications Directorate.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, June 16, 2011, the committee continued its examination of the current state and future of Canada's energy sector (including alternative energy). (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2)
Forest Products Association of Canada:
Avrim Lazar, President and Chief Executive Officer;
Catherine Cobden, Vice-President, Economics.
Canadian Geothermal Energy Association:
John McIlveen, Board Member.
The chair made an opening statement.
Mr. Lazar made a statement and, together with Ms. Cobden, answered questions.
The chair made a statement.
Mr. McIlveen made a statement and answered questions.
At 10:15 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee