MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Wednesday, November 23, 2005
(Meeting No. 59)
The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met in camera at 4:33 p.m. this day, in Room 536, Wellington Building, the Chair, Tom Wappel, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Raynald Blais, Loyola Hearn, Randy Kamp, Bill Matthews, Hon. Shawn Murphy, Jean-Yves Roy, Scott Simms, Peter Stoffer and Tom Wappel.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion agreed to by the Committee on February 8, 2005, the Committee resumed its study of the northern cod, including the events leading to the collapse of the fishery and the failure of the stock to re-establish itself since the moratorium.
The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
It was agreed, That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.
It was agreed, That the Chair present the report to the House.
It was agreed, That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.
It was agreed, That the Chair, Clerk and researchers be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.
It was agreed, That the Committee print 550 copies of its Report in a bilingual format.
At 5:12 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
James M. Latimer
Clerk of the Committee