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Meeting No. 44
Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met in camera at 8:46 a.m. this day, in Room 306, The Valour Building, the Chair, Harold Albrecht, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Stella Ambler, Dennis Bevington, Colin Carrie, François Choquette, Megan Anissa Leslie, Hon. John McKay, Robert Sopuck, Lawrence Toet and Stephen Woodworth.


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

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

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development undertake a study of licensed hunting and trapping in Canada. The study will examine: the cultural significance of licensed hunting and trapping in Canada; the economic contribution of licensed hunting and trapping in Canada; the participation in licensed hunting and trapping throughout Canada; the contributions of hunters and trappers to wildlife management and conservation; the role of scientific research in wildlife management; and wildlife enhancement programs and policies across Canada.


It was agreed, — That the Committee meet informally with a delegation from the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana’s Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development during their visit to Canada the week of March 9-13, 2015 and that the Clerk make the necessary arrangements.


At 9:08 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee

2015/02/19 1:35 p.m.