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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Fisheries

Issue 10 - Minutes of Proceedings


OTTAWA, Tuesday, September 19, 2000
(12)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries met this day at 7:00 p.m. in room 505, Victoria Bldg, the Chair, the Honourable Gerald J. Comeau, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Carney, P.C., Comeau, Mahovlich, Meighen, Perrault, P.C., Robertson, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent) and Watt (8).

Other senators present: The Honourable Senators Callbeck and Forrestall (2).

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Claude Emery, Research Officer.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

WITNESSES:

Sponsors of the Bill:

The Honourable Senator J. Michael Forrestall;

Mr. Joe Varner, Senior Adviser to Senator Forrestall;

The Honourable Senator Pat Carney, P.C.;

Ms Tracey Bellefontaine, Legislative Assistant to Senator Carney.

From the Department of Fisheries and Oceans:

Ms Carol Beal, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services;

Mr. Reg Golding, Manager, Aids to Navigation, Canadian Coast Guard.

From Heritage Canada:

Ms Christina Cameron, Director General, Parks Canada Agency, National Historic Sites.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, June 1, 2000, the committee proceeded to study Bill S-21, An Act to protect heritage lighthouses.

The Honourable Senator Forrestall made a statement and with Mr. Varner answered questions.

The Honourable Senator Carney made a statement and with Ms Bellefontaine answered questions.

Ms Beal made a statement and answered questions.

Ms Cameron made a statement and with Mr. Golding answered questions.

It was moved by Senator Robertson -- That the document entitled, "Lightstations People want people on the Lights (1995)" be filed as an exhibit (5900-F1-S-21,10 "73").

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

At 9:13 p.m., the committee continued in camera.

The committee proceeded to consider future business.

At 9:15 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:

 


OTTAWA, Wednesday, September 20, 2000
(13)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries met this day at 5:45 p.m. in room 257, East Block, the Chair, the Honourable Gerald J. Comeau, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Carney, P.C., Comeau, Mahovlich, Perrault, P.C., Squires, Robertson, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent) and Watt (8).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Forrestall (1).

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Claude Emery, Research Officer.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

WITNESSES:

From the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic: (by Video-conference)

Mr. Dan Conlon, Curator of Marine History.

From the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society: (by Video-conference)

Reverend David Curry, Co-chair, Lighthouse Protection Act Committee.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, June 1, 2000, the committee proceeded to study Bill S-21, An Act to protect heritage lighthouses.

Mr. Conlon made a statement and answered questions.

Reverend Curry made a statement and answered questions.

At 7:10 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

ATTEST:

Barbara Reynolds

Clerk of the Committee


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