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Meeting No. 56
Tuesday, October 28, 2003

The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met in camera at 11:05 a.m. this day, in Room 536 Wellington Building, the Chair, Tom Wappel, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Andy Burton, John Cummins, R. John Efford, Georges Farrah, Loyola Hearn, Bill Matthews, Carmen Provenzano, Jean-Yves Roy, Peter Stoffer, Tom Wappel and Bob Wood.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Alan Nixon, Principal.


The Chair presented the Fifth Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure which read as follows:

Your Subcommittee recommends that the Committee adopt the following programme:

That the Committee complete, as its first priority, the draft report on Atlantic fisheries issues;

That the Committee not hear further witnesses with regard to its study on the Canadian Coast Guard, but that it invite written submissions from other interested parties and provide instructions to the research staff on the content of a draft report prior to November 7;

That, on Tuesday, November 4, 2003, the Committee meet between 10 a.m. and noon; and

That the Committee meet with Pat Chamut, Assistant Deputy Minister, Fisheries Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, on the evening of November 5, 2003, to have a briefing on the 2003 North Atlantic Fisheries Organization meeting in Halifax, provided Mr. Chamut is available on that date.


It was agreed, — That the Fifth Report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be concurred in.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on January 30, 2003, the Committee resumed its study on Atlantic fisheries issues.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.


At 12:54 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jeremy LeBlanc
Clerk of the Committee

2003/10/29 3:22 p.m.