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Fisheries and Oceans


Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Fisheries and Oceans

Issue 4 - Minutes of Proceedings

OTTAWA, Tuesday, December 6, 2011


The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met this day at 5:12 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Fabian Manning, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Cochrane, Hubley, Losier-Cool, MacDonald, Manning, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Poy and Raine (10).

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

In attendance: Claude Emery, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, October 20, 2011, the committee continued its study on the management of the grey seal population off Canada's East Coast. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2.)


NuTan Furs Inc.:

Dion Dakins, Director.

Fur Institute of Canada:

Rob Cahill, Executive Director.

University of Prince Edward Island:

Pierre-Yves Daoust, Professor of Anatomic Pathology and Wildlife Pathology, Atlantic Veterinary College.

M. Dakins, M. Cahill and M. Daoust each made a statement and, together, answered questions.

At 7:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Danielle Labonté

Clerk of the committee

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