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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 12
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 4:17 p.m. to 5:43 p.m.
Ken McDonald, Chair (Liberal)

• Chris d'Entremont for Blaine Calkins (Conservative)
• John Williamson for Dan Mazier (Conservative)
• Bob Zimmer for Richard Bragdon (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Josée Harrison, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Michael Chalupovitsch, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
As an individual
• Sterling Belliveau, Retired Fisherman, Former Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Nova Scotia
• Michael Dadswell, Professor of Biology (Retired)
• Gary Hutchins, Detachment Supervisor (Retired), Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Canadian Independent Fish Harvester's Federation
• Melanie Sonnenberg, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, October 19, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the implementation of Mi’kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to support a moderate livelihood.

Sterling Belliveau made a statement and, with Michael Dadswell, Melanie Sonnenberg and Gary Hutchins, answered questions.

At 5:43 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee