Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Fisheries and Oceans

Issue No. 5 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 7, 2016

OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 7, 2016


The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met this day at 5:33 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Fabian Manning, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Ataullahjan, Enverga, Manning, McInnis, Munson, Poirier and Raine (7).

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

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, April 14, 2016, the committee continued its study on Maritime Search and Rescue activities, including current challenges and opportunities. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)


National Defence:

Rear-Admiral John Newton, Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic and Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic.

The chair made a statement.

Rear-Admiral Newton made a statement and answered questions.

At 6:42 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 6:43 p.m., the committee resumed in camera, pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 6:46 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Maxwell Hollins

Clerk of the Committee

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