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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 59
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8:46 a.m. to 10:43 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• Sylvie Lapointe, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management
• Rebecca Reid, Regional Director General, Pacific Region
• Trevor Swerdfager, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Oceans Science and Oceans Protection Plan
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Committee proceeded to a briefing by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in order to provide an update on the government’s response to the 75 recommendations of the Cohen Commission of Inquiry.

Trevor Swerdfager and Rebecca Reid made statements and, with Sylvie Lapointe, answered questions.

At 10:15 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:19 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:32 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:35 a.m., the sitting resumed.

At 10:43 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee