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Meeting No. 11
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 11:01 a.m. this day, in Room 7-52, 131 Queen Street, the Chair, Gordon Brown, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Ray Boughen, Gordon Brown, Hon. Stéphane Dion, Rick Dykstra, Ted Falk, Jim Hillyer, François Lapointe, Irene Mathyssen and Pierre Nantel.


Acting Members present: Mike Allen for John Weston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Dewing, Analyst; Marion Ménard, Analyst. House of Commons: David-Andrés Novoa, Legislative Clerk.


Witnesses: House of Commons: Rick Norlock, M.P., Northumberland—Quinte West. Ducks Unlimited Canada: Jim Brennan, Director, Government Affairs. Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters: Greg Farrant, Manager, Government Affairs and Policy. Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs: Pierre Latraverse, President.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, November 27, 2013, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day.

Rick Norlock made a statement and answered questions.


At 11:51 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:54 a.m., the sitting resumed.


Jim Brennan,, Greg Farrant and Pierre Latraverse made statements and answered questions.


At 12:39 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:41 p.m., the sitting resumed.


The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.


Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of the Preamble and Clause 1, Short Title, were postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.


Clause 2 carried.


Clause 3 carried.


Clause 1, Short Title, carried.


The Preamble carried.


The Title carried.


The Bill carried.


ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House.


At 12:43 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Emma-Leigh Boucher
Clerk of the Committee

2014/02/12 3:37 p.m.