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Fisheries and Oceans

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Fisheries and Oceans

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18-19

Chair: The Honourable FABIAN MANNING

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Issue No. 42

Third meeting:
Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence


BC Seafood Alliance:

Christina Burridge, Executive Director (by video conference).

As an individual:

Chelsey Ellis.

G&D Fisheries Ltd:

Gerard Chidley, Owner, Captain FV Atlantic Champion.

Lax Kw'alaams Band:

John Helin, Mayor.

Dene Nation:

Cynthia A. Westaway, Counsel/Director of Westaway Law Group.

Norman Yakeleya, National Chief (by video conference).

Canadian Wildlife Federation:

Rick Bates, Chief Executive Officer;

David Browne, Director of Conservation Science.

Georgian Bay Association:

Rupert Kindersley, Executive Director.

Oceans North:

Susanna Fuller, Senior Projects Manager.


The Honourable Fabian Manning, Chair

The Honourable Marc Gold, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Busson, Campbell, Christmas, *Day (or Mercer), Duffy, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Hartling, McInnis, Munson, Petitclerc, Plett, Poirier, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the orders of the Senate of November 7, 2017 and of November 20, 2018, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Francis (April 9, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (April 5, 2019).

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