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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, May 30, 2017
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Issue No. 17

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


Tuesday, May 30, 2017

As an individual:

Dr. Lanny Cornell (by video conference).

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Orca Research Trust:

Ingrid Visser, Founder and Principal Scientist.

As an individual:

Kathryn Sussman, Consultant to Vancouver Humane Society, Zoocheck Inc. and Whale Sanctuary Project.


The Honourable Fabian Manning, Chair

The Honourable Elizabeth Hubley, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change 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 Munson replaced the Honourable Senator Dawson (May 18, 2017).

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