Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Report of the committee

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty-first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0








TOTAL$0




2.  With respect to its special study on the evolving policy framework for managing Canada’s fisheries and oceans authorized by the Senate on Monday, December 9, 2013:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0








TOTAL$0




3. With respect to its special study on the regulation of aquaculture, current challenges and future prospects for the industry in Canada authorized by the Senate on Monday, December 9, 2013:

2013-2014


General Expenses$0

Activity 1:
British Columbia

79,817

Witness Expenses
411

SUBTOTAL$80,228




2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Activity 1:
Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia

66,975

Activity 2:
Scotland and Norway

77,060

Activity 3:
New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec

57,631

Activity 4:
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

34,010

Activity 5:
Boston, USA

3,391

Activity 1:
British Columbia



(2013-2014 expense disbursed in 2014-2015)
1,208

Witness Expenses
22,865

SUBTOTAL$263,140




2015-2016


General Expenses$16,734

Activity 1:
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador



(2014-2015 expense disbursed in 2015-2016)
9

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$16,743





TOTAL$360,111




Your committee did not incur general postal charges during the First Session of the Forty-first Parliament.

During the session, your committee held 33 meetings (73.3 hours), heard 135 witnesses and submitted 12 reports in relation to its work. Your Committee examined 3 bills (S-3, S-224 and C-555), one Proposal to Parliament for User Fees and Service Standard (from Fisheries and Oceans Canada for Aquaculture Licenses under the Pacific Aquaculture Regulations) and received a total of 6 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

FABIAN MANNING

Chair