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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 123
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 5:13 p.m.
Presiding
Ken McDonald, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Chalupovitsch, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• John Campbell, Acting Director General, Aquaculture Management
• Wayne Moore, Director General, Strategic and Regulatory Science
• Philippe Morel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aquatic Ecosystems Sector
• Andrew Thomson, Regional Director, Fisheries Management
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Penny Greenwood, National Manager, Domestic Disease Control Section
• Michelle Illing, Acting Executive Director, Animal Health Directorate
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed a briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Spring 2018.

Philippe Morel made a statement and, with John Campbell, Wayne Moore, and Andrew Thomson, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, answered questions.

Michelle Illing made a statement and Penny Greenwood answered questions.

Motion

Churence Rogers moved, — That the Committee study Atlantic Canada's Aquaculture industry with a focus on industrial best practices from Canada and around the world looking at countries including, but not limited to, Norway, Chile, USA, and Scottland and that the Chair shall be empowered to coordinate the necessary witnesses and schedule.

Debate arose thereon.

Amendment

Fin Donnelly moved, — That the motion be amended by adding the word “immediately” before the word “study”.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the amendment of Fin Donnelly and it was negatived.

The debate on the motion continued.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 4:44 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:47 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the Committee resumed its study on the situation of endangered whales (M-154).

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 5:13 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee