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POFO - Standing Committee

Fisheries and Oceans

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Fisheries and Oceans

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable FABIAN MANNING

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (in camera)

Issue No. 8

Twelfth and thirteenth meetings on:

The study on the management of the grey seal population off Canada's East Coast


Second and third meetings on:

The study on the lobster fishery in Atlantic Canada and Quebec


Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Fundy North Fishermen's Association:

Maria Recchia, Executive Director;

Sheena Young, Program Director.

Grand Manan Fishermen's Association:

Melanie Sonnenberg, Project Manager;

Bonnie Morse, Project Coordinator.

Fundy Weir Fishermen's Association:

Peter Holland, Manager.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Fisheries and Oceans Canada:

David Balfour, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management;

Morley Knight, Director General, Resource Management, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management;

Siddika Mithani, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Oceans Science;

David Gillis, Director General, Ecosystem Science, Ecosystems and Oceans Science.


The Honourable Fabian Manning, Chair

The Honourable Elizabeth Hubley, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Cochrane, *Cowan (or Tardif), Harb, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Lovelace Nicholas, MacDonald, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Poy, Raine

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Poirier replaced the Honourable Senator Seth (April 4, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Seth replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (April 2, 2012).

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