Transport and Communications – May 13, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Transport and Communications – May 13, 2014

Public Interest Advocacy Centre’s John Lawford (executive director and general counsel) and Geoff White (legal counsel) discuss the proposal in the budget bill (C-31) to cap domestic roaming rates for Canadian wireless carriers.
At the end of the meeting, Senator Donald Neil Plett introduces motions concerning Hubert Lacroix’s, CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, testimony in the committee’s study on the challenges faced by the CBC in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications. (May 13, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-31 received royal assent on June 19.