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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, April 11, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Issue No. 14

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)


Seventh and eighth meetings:

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


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies:

Barbara Cartwright, Chief Executive Officer.

Ontario Captive Animal Watch Inc.:

Carly Ferguson, President.

As an individual:

Philip Demers, Former Marine Mammal Trainer.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Basile van Havre, Director General, Domestic and International Biodiversity Policy, Canadian Wildlife Service.


The Honourable Fabian Manning, Chair

The Honourable Elizabeth Hubley, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Boisvenu, Carignan, P.C., Christmas, Enverga, Forest, Gold, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hartling, McCoy, McInnis, Munson, Pate, Raine, *Smith (or Martin), 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 Carignan, P.C. replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (April 12, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (April 12, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Pate replaced the Honourable Senator Sinclair (April 12, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (April 7, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Enverga replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (April 7, 2017).



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