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Meeting No. 72
Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met at 11:08 a.m. this day, in Room C-160, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, Dean Allison, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Lois Brown, Bob Dechert, Paul Dewar, Hon. Mark Eyking, Nina Grewal, Hélène Laverdière, Ève Péclet, Romeo Saganash, Gary Ralph Schellenberger, Dave Van Kesteren and John Williamson.


Acting Members present: Dennis Bevington for Romeo Saganash.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Allison Goody, Analyst; James Lee, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Fisheries and Oceans: David Burden, Acting Regional Director General, Central and Arctic Region; Renée Sauvé, Director, Global Marine and Northern Affairs, International Affairs Directorate.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 1, 2012, the Committee resumed its study of Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy.

David Burden and Renée Sauvé made statements and answered questions.


At 12:08 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:11 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Canada's Engagement in the Americas, the proposed budget in the amount of $50,804.10, for the Committee’s travel to Washington, D.C., in the spring 2013, be adopted.


At 12:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2013/04/26 11:55 a.m.