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Fisheries and Oceans


Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Fisheries and Oceans

Issue 12 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 30, 2012

MONCTON, Friday, November 30, 2012


The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met this day at 1:10 p.m., in the Rendez-vous Room, Future Inns Moncton, the chair, the Honourable Fabian Manning, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Harb, Manning, Poirier and Unger (4).

In attendance: Odette Madore, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament; Mona Ishack, Communications Officer, Communications Directorate of the Senate.

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.)


Homarus Inc.:

Martin Mallet, Director.

Fishermen and Scientists Research Society:

Patty King, General Manager.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada:

Marc Lanteigne, Manager, Aquatic Resources Division;

Stefan Leslie, Regional Director, Fisheries Management;

Alain Hébert, Director of Resource Management — Gulf Region.

Mr. Mallet, Ms. King and Messrs. Lanteigne, Leslie and Hébert each made a statement and answered questions.

At 3:10 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Danielle Labonté

Clerk of the committee

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