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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 72
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 8:46 a.m. to 10:17 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Hugues La Rue, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
• Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, P.C., M.P., Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
• Terry Beech, M.P., Burnaby North—Seymour
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• Jeff MacDonald, Director General, Oceans and Fisheries Policy
• Philippe Morel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aquatic Ecosystems Sector
• Kevin Stringer, Associate Deputy Minister
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act.

The Chair called Clause 1.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:48 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:51 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Jeff MacDonald, Philippe Morel and Kevin Stringer answered questions.

It was agreed, — That Jeff MacDonald, Philippe Morel and Kevin Stringer, or other representatives from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, be invited again to appear.

At 10:09 a.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit for an additional seven minutes.

At 10:17 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee