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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 83
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 8:49 a.m. to 10:49 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• Christie Chute, Manager, Marine Conservation Programs
• Brett Gilchrist, Acting Assistant Director, Fisheries National Programs
• Randy Jenkins, Acting Senior Director, Integrated Resource Management
• Robert Lambert, Director, Oceans Management, Newfoundland and Labrador Region
• Robert Lamirande, Director General, Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation
• Andrew Thomson, Regional Director, Fisheries Management
As an individual
• George Feltham, Fisherman, Eastport Region
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.

Robert Lambert and George Feltham made statements and, with Christie Chute, answered questions.

At 9:42 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:44 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Randy Jenkins made a statement and, with Brett Gilchrist, Robert Lambert, Robert Lamirande and Andrew Thomson, by teleconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, answered questions.

At 10:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:33 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:49 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee