MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 25
Thursday, May 17, 2001
The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met
in a televised session
at 9:00 a.m.
this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Charles L. Caccia, presiding.
Member(s) of the
present: Bernard Bigras, Charles L. Caccia, Aileen Carroll, Joe Comartin, Paul Forseth, Marcel Gagnon, John Herron, Gar Knutson, Karen Kraft Sloan, Rick Laliberte, Bob Mills, James Moore, Karen Redman, Julian Reed, Andy Savoy, Hélène Scherrer.
Acting Member(s) present:
Associate Member(s) present: Jim Abbott, Diane Ablonczy, Peter Adams, Rob Anders, David L. Anderson, Roy Bailey, Leon Benoit, Garry Breitkreuz, Pierre Brien, Scott Brison, Andy Burton, Chuck Cadman, Serge Cardin, Rick Casson, David Chatters, John Cummins, Stockwell Day, Bev Desjarlais, John Duncan, Reed Elley, Ken Epp, Brian Fitzpatrick, Cheryl Gallant, Peter Goldring, Jim Gouk, Gurmant Grewal, Deborah Grey, Art Hanger, Richard Harris, Grant Hill, Jay Hill, Howard Hilstrom, Betty Hinton, Rahim Jaffer, Dale Johnston, Jason Kenney, Robert Lanctôt, Clifford Lincoln, Gary Lunn, James Lunney, John Maloney, Preston Manning, Richard Marceau, Inky Mark, Keith Martin, Pat Martin, Philip Mayfield, Grant McNally, Val Meredith, Rob Merrifield, Deepak Obhrai, Brian Pallister, Jim Pankiw, Charlie Penson, Joe Peschisolido, David Price, James Rajotte, Scott Reid, John Reynolds, Gerry Ritz, Svend Robinson, Werner Schmidt, Carol Skelton, Monte Solberg, Kevin Sorenson, Larry Spencer, Darrel Stinson, Peter Stoffer, Chuck Strahl, Myron Thompson, Vic Toews, Alan Tonks, Maurice Vellacott, Randy White, Ted White, John Williams, Lynne Yelich.
In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Kristen Douglas, research officer; Monique Hébert, research officer; Tim Williams, research officer.
Witness(es): From the Hawk and Owl Trust: Jack Orchel, Bald Eagle Project Co-ordinator. From the Cochrane Ecological Institute: Clio Smeeton, Chair. From the New Brunswick Federation of Naturalists: Sabine Dietz, Member; Roland Chiasson, Member. From the Ducks Unlimited Canada: Barry Turner, Director, Governmental Affairs; Brian T. Gray, Director of Conservation Programs. From the Bird Studies in Canada: Michael Bradstreet, Executive Director.
Pursuant to its Order of Reference of Tuesday, March 20, 2001, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-5, An Act respecting the protection of wildlife species at risk in Canada (See Minutes of Proceedings, Thursday, March 22, 2001, Meeting No. 6).
At 11:00 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.Eugene Morawski
Clerk(s) of the