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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 37
Monday, November 28, 2016, 3:32 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Presiding
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
• Steve Crocker, Minister, Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agrifoods
• Elizabeth Barlow, Director, Aquaculture Development, Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agrifoods
Atlantic Salmon Federation
• Charles Cusson, Quebec Program Director
• Stephen Sutton, Coordinator of Community Outreach and Engagement
Manitoba Sustainable Development
• James Duncan, Director, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch
• Brian Parker, Senior Fisheries Manager, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch
Oceans North Canada
• Trevor Taylor, Director of Fisheries Conservation
Ecojustice Canada
• Margot Venton, Staff Lawyer and Director of Marine Program
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.

Steve Crocker, James Duncan, Brian Parker, Margot Venton, Stephen Sutton and Trevor Taylor made statements and, with Charles Cusson and Elizabeth Barlow, answered questions.

It was agreed, — That the Committee be permitted to sit beyond the usual time of adjournment to ask further questions to the witnesses.

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



Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee