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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 35
Monday, November 21, 2016, 3:31 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
Presiding
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

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• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
• Ron Bonnett, President
• Drew Black, Director of Environment and Science Policy
Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
• Chief Robert Chamberlin, Vice-President
Ecology Action Centre
• Susanna Fuller, Senior Marine Conservation Coordinator
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the Committee resumed its review of changes to the Fisheries Act.

John Bonnett, Susanna Fuller and Chief Robert Chamberlin made statements and, with Drew Black, answered questions.

At 5:17 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:19 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That each party send additional witnesses for the Review of the changes to the Fisheries Act, in ranked order, to the Clerk by Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at noon.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study to review changes to the Fisheries Act, the proposed budget in the amount of $32, 800.00, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That Department of Fisheries and Oceans officials be invited to appear on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 for the Committee’s study of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17.

At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee