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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 75
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 8:48 a.m. to 10:54 a.m.
Presiding
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Christine Holke, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
 
As individuals
• Janice Yu
• Chris Wang
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• Kevin Stringer, Associate Deputy Minister
• Jeffery Hutchinson, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard
• Sylvie Lapointe, Assistant Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Harbour Management
• Tony Matson, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer
• Andy Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Strategy and Shipbuilding
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Department of Fisheries and Oceans, referred to the Committee on Thursday, October 26, 2017.

The Chair called Vote 1b under Fisheries and Oceans.

Kevin Stringer made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 10:18 a.m., Todd Doherty took the Chair.

At 10:21 a.m., Scott Simms took the Chair.

Vote 1b under Fisheries and Oceans carried, on division.

The Chair called Vote 5b under Fisheries and Oceans.

Vote 5b under Fisheries and Oceans carried, on division.

The Chair called Vote 10b under Fisheries and Oceans.

Vote 10b under Fisheries and Oceans carried, on division.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Fisheries and Oceans to the House.

At 9:47 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:52 a.m., the sitting resumed.

P.E.I. Shellfish Association
• Kenneth Arsenault, President
Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Association
• Ian MacPherson, Executive Director
• Melanie Giffin, Quality and Program Industry Coordinator
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act.

By videoconference from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Ian MacPherson made a statement and, with Melanie Giffin and Kenneth Arsenault, answered questions.

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

At 10:44 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, Mike Aumond and Nikki Macdonald be invited.

At 10:54 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee