FOPO Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Richard Bragdon moved, — That the committee adopt the following documents as evidence for its current study titled "Implementation of Mi'kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood":
• Supreme Court desision "R v Marshall (No 1)  3 S.C.R. 456" and "R v Marshall (No 2)  3 S.C.R. 533;" and
• The 1760 and 1761 Peace and Friendship Treaties; and
• Macdonlad-Laurier Institute 2019 report titled "The Marshall Decision at 20: Two Decades of Commercial Re-Empowerment of the Micmac and Maliseet;" and
• The Committee’s Second Report from the Second Session 36th Parliament titled "The Marshall Decision and Beyond: Implications for Management of the Atlantic Fisheries".
After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Mel Arnold, Jaime Battiste, Terry Beech, Maxime Blanchette-Joncas, Richard Bragdon, Blaine Calkins, Serge Cormier, Ken Hardie, Gord Johns, Robert J. Morrissey, John Williamson — 11;
NAYS: — 0.
Michael Dadswell, Gary Hutchins and Melanie Sonnenberg made statements and answered questions.
At 4:18 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.
It was agreed, — That the witnesses schedule for the first hour of meeting today be invited to appear again at the next meeting.
At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:43 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Andrew Roman and Eric Zscheile made statements and answered questions.
At 5:37 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.