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Meeting No. 14

Wednesday, December 8, 1999

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, Charles L. Caccia, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Charles L. Caccia, Jocelyne Girard-Bujold, John Herron, Walt Lastewka.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Monique Hébert and Christine Labelle, Research Officers.

Witnesses: From the Government of Prince Edward Island: Bill Drost, Deputy Minister, Department of Technology and Environment; Clair Murphy, Director of Water Ressources, Department of Technology and Environment. As Individual: Ken Rubin, Public Interest Researcher and Access to Information Expert.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108 (2), the Committee resumed its study on the management and use of pesticides in Canada including an evaluation of the performance of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency in preventing pollution and in protecting the environment and human health (See Minutes of Proceedings, Tuesday, October 26,1999 (Meeting no. 1)).

Bill Drost and Clair Murphy made statements and answered questions.

At 5:06 p.m. Ken Rubin made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:47 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.




Stephen Knowles
Clerk of the Committee