The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans met at 11:10 a.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Rodney Weston, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Mike Allen, Raynald Blais, Hon. Gerry Byrne, Blaine Calkins, Randy Kamp, Yvon Lévesque, Peter Stoffer, Dave Van Kesteren, John Weston and Rodney Weston.
Acting Members present: Hon. Shawn Murphy for Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Robert Oliphant for Scott Andrews and Alan Tonks for Hon. Lawrence MacAulay.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: François Côté, Analyst.
Witnesses: Department of Fisheries and Oceans: David Bevan, Assistant Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Aquaculture Management; Wendy Watson-Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science Sector; Sylvain Paradis, Director General, Ecosystem Science; Robert Elliott, Director General, Economic Analysis and Statistics; David Gillis, Director, Fish Population Science.
Wendy Watson-Wright made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
At 12:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:45 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
At 12:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Julia LockhartClerk of the Committee