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Meeting No. 43
Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met in camera at 11:10 a.m. this day, in Room C-110, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, Rodney Weston, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Mike Allen, Raynald Blais, Blaine Calkins, Rodger Cuzner, Fin Donnelly, Randy Kamp, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Joyce Murray, Robert Sopuck, John Weston and Rodney Weston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst; Kristen E. Courtney, Analyst.

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

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget of $17,500 for the study of the Leasing of the Coast Guard's Vessel, The Amundsen, be adopted.


It was agreed, — That notwithstanding the Fifth Report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure agreed to on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, setting out the Committee's schedule on the Report on the Snow crab Industry in Atlantic and Quebec and other issues, that the deadlines be removed and that the Committee continues its work, based on the availability of the witnesses for the Leasing of the Amundsen Vessel who should appear no later than March 1, 20111, provided that the Committee can consider the draft report whenever the witnesses on the Leasing of the Amundsen Vessel are not available.

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.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.


At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Georges Etoka
Clerk of the Committee

2011/02/23 3:37 p.m.