Thank you, Mr. Chair.
I think my response would apply to CPC-7, CPC-8 and CPC-9, because the concern is that the situation would result in the taxpayer being responsible for subsidizing important aspects of provision for pilotage services that are currently being provided by users.
Under Canada's current system for the provision of pilotage services, the tariffs are set by pilotage authorities to recover expenses, provided they are related to pilotage services, including operational expenses for delivery of service as well as regulation-making and oversight.
Deleting lines 13 to 16 in clause 255 would provide Transport Canada—