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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 141
Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:31 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Presiding
Ken McDonald, Chair (Liberal)

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• Michael Chalupovitsch, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society
• Robyn Hooper, Executive Director
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
• Hugh MacIsaac, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Invasive Species, University of Windsor
Invasive Species Centre
• Rebecca Schroeder, Liaison, Aquatic Invasive Species
• Deborah Sparks, Business Development and Communications Manager
Invasive Species Council of BC
• Jodi Romyn, Senior Manager
• Gail Wallin, Executive Director
Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Federation
• Andrew Bouzan, President
Okanagan Basin Water Board
• Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, the Committee commenced its study of aquatic invasive species.

Gail Wallin, Rebecca Schroeder, by videoconference from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Robyn Hooper, by videoconference from Kelowna, British Columbia, Deborah Sparks, by videoconference from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Hugh MacIsaac, Andrew Bouzan, by videoconference from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Anna Warwick Sears made statements and, with Jodi Romyn, by videoconference from Kamloops, British Columbia, answered questions.

At 5:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:30 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $15,900, for the study of the migration of lobster and snow crab in Atlantic Canada and the impact of changes to lobster carapace size, be adopted.

At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee