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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 30
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 3:33 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Deborah Schulte, Chair (Liberal)

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, pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 19, 2016, the Committee undertake a study on Bill C-238 An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe disposal of lamps containing mercury and that Darren Fisher, M.P. and officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada be invited to appear on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council
• Roger J. Hunka, Director, Intergovernmental Affairs
• Joshua McNeely, Ikanawtiket Executive Director
• Jessica Seward, Species and Environmental Assessment Monitor
Parks Canada Agency
• Karen Jans, Field Unit Superintendent Prince Edward Island
• Kevin McNamee, Director, Protected Areas Establishment Branch
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
• Chris Miller, National Conservation Biologist
As an individual
• Anna Metaxas, Professor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of federal protected areas and conservation objectives.

Roger J. Hunka, Anna Metaxas by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chris Miller by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia and Karen Jans made statements and, with Kevin McNamee and Joshua McNeely answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, distribute and publish a news release in relation to the Review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Cynara Corbin
Clerk of the Committee