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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 78
Thursday, November 23, 2017, 8:47 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

• Blaine Calkins for Larry Miller (Conservative)
• Ted Falk for Todd Doherty (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Julie Geoffrion, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Daniele Lafrance, Analyst
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia
• Tom Smith, Executive Director
Fundy North Fishermen's Association
• Maria Recchia, Executive Director
• Lois Mitchell, Designated Board Representative
West Coast Environmental Law Association
• Linda Nowlan, Staff Counsel
International Union for Conservation of Nature
• Stephen Woodley, Vice-Chair of Science and Biodiversity, World Commission on Protected Areas
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.

Maria Recchia and Lois Mitchell, by videoconference from St. Andrews, New Brunswick, and Tom Smith made statements and answered questions.

At 9:51 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:53 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Linda Nowlan, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Stephen Woodley made statements and answered questions.

At 10:50 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Nancy Vohl
Clerk of the Committee