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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 78
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:42 p.m. to 5:29 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Zackery Shaver, Analyst
• Nicole Sweeney, Analyst
Chamber of Shipping
• Robert Lewis-Manning, President
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
• Misty MacDuffee, Biologist and Program Director, Wild Salmon Program
Friends of Wild Salmon
• Modestus Nobels, Interim Chair
West Coast Environmental Law Association
• Gavin Smith, Staff Counsel
Sierra Club of British Columbia
• Caitlyn Vernon, Campaigns Director
As an individual
• Robert Hage, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
• Andrew Leach, Associate Professor, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-48, An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia's north coast.

Modestus Nobels, Caitlyn Vernon and Gavin Smith made statements and answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

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

It was agreed, — That the meeting of Thursday, November 9, 2017, be devoted to the study of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18 and that the Minister of Transport along with the Minister of Infrastructure, with their respective officials, be invited to appear.

Chamber of Shipping
• Robert Lewis-Manning, President
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
• Misty MacDuffee, Biologist and Program Director, Wild Salmon Program
Friends of Wild Salmon
• Modestus Nobels, Interim Chair
West Coast Environmental Law Association
• Gavin Smith, Staff Counsel
Sierra Club of British Columbia
• Caitlyn Vernon, Campaigns Director
As an individual
• Robert Hage, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
• Andrew Leach, Associate Professor, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-48, An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia's north coast.

Robert Hage, Andrew Leach, Robert Lewis-Manning, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Misty MacDuffee made statements and answered questions.

At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marie-France Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee