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Fisheries and Oceans


Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Fisheries and Oceans

Issue 11 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 6, 2012

OTTAWA, Tuesday, November 6, 2012


The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met this day at 5:15 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Fabian Manning, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Harb, Hubley, MacDonald, Manning, McInnis, Poirier, Raine, Unger and Watt (9).

In attendance: Odette Madore, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, March 8, 2012, the committee continued to examine issues relating to the lobster fishery in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 6.)


Lobster Council of Canada:

Leonard Leblanc, Chairman;

Stewart Lamont, Managing Director, Tangier Lobster Company Limited;

Geoff Irvine, Executive Director.

Messrs. Irvine, Lamont and Leblanc each made a statement and answered questions.

At 7:07 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 7:13 p.m. pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera, to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 7:30 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Danielle Labonté

Clerk of the committee

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