Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Issue 16 - Minutes of Proceedings - February 28, 2012
OTTAWA, Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day, at 6:10 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable W. David Angus, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Angus, Baker, Brown, Lang, Massicotte, Mitchell, Neufeld, Peterson, Seidman and Sibbeston. (10).
In attendance: Marc LeBlanc and Sam Banks, 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, 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.)
Government of the Northwest Territories:
The Honourable David Ramsay, MLA, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment;
Peter Vician, Deputy Minister, Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment.
The chair made an opening statement.
Mr. Ramsay made a statement and, together with Mr. Vician, answered questions.
At 7:21 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee