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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 63
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 8:47 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
As an individual
• Isabelle Côté, Professor, Marine Ecology, Simon Fraser University
• Callum Roberts, Professor, Marine Conservation, Environment Department, University of York
• Boris Worm, Professor, Biology, Dalhousie University
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.

At 8:50 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:05 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Isabelle Côté, by videoconference from Burnaby, British Columbia, Callum Roberts, by videoconference from York, United Kingdom, and Boris Worm, by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia, made statements and answered questions.

At 9:53 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:58 a.m., the sitting resumed.

At 10:44 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:45 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:50 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee