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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 76
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 8:46 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Hugues La Rue, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Ecology Action Centre
• Susanna Fuller, Senior Marine Conservation Coordinator
Chamber of Shipping
• Robert Lewis-Manning, President
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.

Susanna Fuller, by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Robert Lewis-Manning made statements and answered questions.

At 9:57 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:59 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee meet on Monday, November 27, 2017, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and that the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2017, be cancelled.

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the decision made on Thursday, November 2, 2017, in relation to the consideration of Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, amendments be submitted to the Clerk of the Committee by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, and that the beginning of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill be on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

At 10:25 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee