The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met at 11:18 a.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, Gerald Keddy, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Gérard Asselin, Raynald Blais, John Cummins, Rodger Cuzner, Randy Kamp, Gerald Keddy, James Lunney, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Fabian Manning, Bill Matthews and Peter Stoffer.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst.
Witnesses: Independent Veterinarians' Working Group: Dr. Alice Crook, Coordinator, Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island and member of the Animal Welfare Committee of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association; Dr. Charles Caraguel, Department of Health Management and Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Richard DupuisClerk of the Committee