Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications
Issue 6 - Minutes of Proceedings - February 28, 2012
OTTAWA, Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at 9:30 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis Dawson, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu, Dawson, Doyle, Eaton, Eggleton, P.C., Greene, Mercer, Unger and Verner, P.C. (9).
In attendance: Dean Ruffilli, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; and Mona Ishack, Communications Officer, Communications Directorate.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the committee continued its consideration on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.)
Calgary Airport Authority:
Garth Atkinson, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Vancouver Airport Authority:
Larry Berg, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Atkinson and Mr. Berg each made opening statements and, together, answered questions.
At 10:29 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee