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Meeting No. 21
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 228, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Harold Albrecht, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Dennis Bevington, Colin Carrie, François Choquette, Mylène Freeman, Hon. John McKay, Robert Sopuck, Brian Storseth, Lawrence Toet and Stephen Woodworth.


Acting Members present: Megan Anissa Leslie for Dennis Bevington.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Penny Becklumb, Analyst; Tim Williams, Analyst.


Witnesses: Bay Area Restoration Council: Chris McLaughlin, Executive Director. Environmental Defence Canada: Nancy Goucher, Program Manager. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority: Conrad deBarros, Project Manager, Toronto and Region Remedial Action Plan, Watershed Management.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of the water quality of the Great Lakes Basin.

Chris McLaughlin, Nancy Goucher and Conrad deBarros made statements and answered questions.


At 5:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:05 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the meeting on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 be cancelled.


At 5:21 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Caroline Bosc
Committee Clerk

2014/04/09 10:43 a.m.