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POFO - Standing Committee

Fisheries and Oceans

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Fisheries and Oceans

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable FABIAN MANNING

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Issue No. 12

Third and fourth meetings:

Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins)


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums:

Susan Shafer, Executive Director;

Bernard Gallant, Member of the Board of Directors.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

As an individual:

Hal Whitehead, Professor, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University.

The Whale Sanctuary Project:

Lori Marino, President.


The Honourable Fabian Manning, Chair

The Honourable Elizabeth Hubley, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Christmas, Enverga, Forest, Gold, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hartling, McCoy, McInnis, Munson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Sinclair, Watt

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Poirier replaced the Honourable Senator Unger (March 29, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Raine replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (March 28, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Unger replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (March 22, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (March 10, 2017).


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