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Meeting No. 8
Monday, December 10, 2007

The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met in camera at 3:38 p.m. this day, in Room 208, West Block, the Chair, Fabian Manning, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Raynald Blais, Hon. Gerry Byrne, Blaine Calkins, Randy Kamp, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Fabian Manning, Bill Matthews, Scott Simms and Peter Stoffer.


Acting Members present: Rick Dykstra for Gerald Keddy, Rob Moore for Mike Allen and Daniel Petit for Gerald Keddy.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst. House of Commons: Julia Lockhart, Committee Clerk.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on November 14, 2007, the Committee resumed its study of the Operation and Maintenance of Small Craft Harbours.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.


It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.


It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: Safe and Well-Funded Small Craft Harbours: A Necessary Priority.


It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analyst 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 Chair present the report to the House.


It was agreed, — That the Committee append to its report dissenting and / or supplementary opinions provided that they are no more than two (2) pages in length and submitted electronically to the Clerk of the Committee no later than 12:00 p.m., on Tuesday, December 11, 2007.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk prepare travel plans with a budget for the continuation of the study on the Operation and Maintenance of Small Craft Harbours in 2008.


At 5:09 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Stephen Knowles
Clerk of the Committee

2008/01/29 2:43 p.m.