Transport and Communications – June 9, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Transport and Communications – June 9, 2015

Senators begin their study of Bill C-52, an act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and the Railway Safety Act. Michael Bourque (president and CEO) and Terry Berthiaume (president and COO, Essex Terminal Railway Company) of the Railway Association of Canada, Robert Taylor (assistant vice president, North American advocacy) from the Canadian Pacific Railway, Éric Harvey (senior counsel, regulatory affairs) of the Canadian National Railway Company, James Beardsley (president, global rail practice) from Marsh and McLennan Companies, Nina Frid (director general, dispute resolution branch) and Liz Barker (general counsel) of the Canadian Transportation Agency, Phil Benson (lobbyist) from Teamsters Canada, Patricia Lai (co-founder) of Safe Rail Communities and Bob Ballantyne (president) from Freight Management Association of Canada testify. (June 9, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-52 received royal assent on June 18.