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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 56
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 10:46 a.m.
Robert Sopuck, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
David Suzuki Foundation
• Bill Wareham, Science Projects Manager, Western Region
Ecology Action Centre
• Susanna Fuller, Senior Marine Conservation Coordinator
Gulf of Nova Scotia Fleet Planning Board
• Leonard LeBlanc, Managing Director
• Andrea MacInnis, Science and Communications Coordinator
Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Association
• Robert Jenkins, President
• Ian MacPherson, Executive Director
As an individual
• Jordan Nickerson, Fish harvester
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, December 12, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Oceans Act’s marine protected areas.

Bill Wareham and Susanna Fuller made statements and answered questions.

At 9:29 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:31 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Leonard LeBlanc, Ian MacPherson, by videoconference from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and Jordan Nickerson made statements and, with Andrea MacInnis and Robert Jenkins, by videoconference from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, answered questions.

At 10:29 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:33 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee