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Meeting No. 22
Monday, June 7, 2010

The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 752, 131 Queen St., the Chair, Rodney Weston, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Mike Allen, Raynald Blais, Hon. Gerry Byrne, Blaine Calkins, Fin Donnelly, Randy Kamp, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Tilly O'Neill-Gordon, John Weston and Rodney Weston.


Acting Members present: Judy Foote for Scott Andrews.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Fisheries and Oceans: David Bevan, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management; Sylvain Paradis, Director General, Ecosystems Sciences; Marc Lanteigne, Manager, Aquatic Resources Division, Gulf Region.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, the Committee resumed its study of the snow crab industry in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

David Bevan made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 4:24 p.m., Hon. Lawrence MacAulay took the Chair.


At 4:36 p.m., Rodney Weston took the Chair.


At 5:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:10 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a draft budget respecting the Committee’s proposed travel to the West Coast for consideration by the Committee on Wednesday, June 9, 2010.


At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Travis Ladouceur
Clerk of the Committee

2010/06/08 12:10 p.m.