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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on

Issue 11 - Minutes of Proceedings

OTTAWA, Tuesday, October 30, 2001


The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries met this day at 7:08 p.m. in room 257, East Block, the Chair, the Honourable Gerald J. Comeau, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Adams, Comeau, Cook, Johnson, Mahovlich, Phalen and Watt (7).

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

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

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.


From the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada:

From Ottawa:

Mr. Martin Bergmann, Director, Arctic Science Program Development.


From Burlington:

Dr. John Cooley, Regional Director of Science.

From Calgary:

Mr. Garry Linsey, Area Director, Prairies Area.

From Winnipeg:

Dr. Redmond Clarke, Regional Director of Habitat, Fisheries and Oceans Management;

Dr. Michael Papst, Division Manager, Arctic Research;

Mr. Terry Shortt, Division Manager, Environmental Science Division; and

Mr. Robert Fudge, Science Program Coordinator.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, March 13, 2001, the committee continued its examination upon the matters relating to the fishing industry. (See Issue No. 1, March 20, 2001, for the full text of the Order of Reference.)

Mr. Cooley made a statement.

Dr. Clarke made a statement. Mr. Cooley and Dr. Clarke, with Messrs Papst, Bergmann, Linsey, Shortt and Fudge, answered questions.

It was agreed - That the material submitted by the Nayumivik Landholding Corporation would be filed as an exhibit with the Clerk of the Committee (Exhibit 5900 F1-SS-1, 11"30").

At 9:02 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Barbara Reynolds

Clerk of the Committee

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