FOPO Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Rashid Sumaila, Sally Leys and Paul Crowley made statements and, with Sigrid Kuehnemund, answered questions.
James Bezan moved, — That the Committee continue to sit in public.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 0.
At 10:22 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 10:26 a.m., the sitting resumed.
James Bezan moved, — That the Committee hold a briefing with the Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans on the issues surrounding closures to Canadian Coast Guard stations in Gimli and Selkirk, Manitoba, and Kenora, Ontario, in addition to cuts made to the search and rescue dive program in British Columbia and cuts to the Salmonid Enhancement Program.
Mel Arnold moved, — That the motion be amended by adding after the word “briefing” the following: “, consisting of a series of meetings”.
The question was put on the amendment of Mel Arnold and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Mel Arnold, James Bezan, Fin Donnelly, Robert Sopuck — 4;
NAYS: Julie Dzerowicz, Pat Finnigan, Ken Hardie, Wayne Long, Ken McDonald — 5.
At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.