In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Loading video...

In Committee from the Senate of Canada - Fisheries and Oceans – October 4, 2011

Appearances: Keith Ashfield, Marc Grégoire, David Balfour, David Bevan

Committee members begin a study of issues relating to the management of Canada’s fisheries and oceans.

Keith Ashfield (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), Marc Grégoire (the commissioner for the Canadian Coast Guard), and Fisheries and Oceans personnel David Balfour (a senior assistant deputy minister) and David Bevan (an associate deputy minister) appear before the committee. The witnesses discuss their department’s plans to evaluate the state of Canada’s fishing industry, the need to strengthen environmental sustainability in Canadian and international waters, and the role of the Canadian Coast Guard.

The witnesses are questioned by a number of committee members, including Fabian Manning (the chair of the committee), Elizabeth Hubley (Liberal), Ethel Cochrane (Conservative), Rose-May Poirier (Conservative), and Don Oliver (Conservative).

more less

Related Videos

Revue Politique

February 1, 2017

Following a lack of consensus, the government has reversed its campaign pledge to change Canada’s voting system before the 2019...

PrimeTime Politics

February 1, 2017

The government has reversed its campaign pledge to change Canada’s electoral system. Peter Van Dusen welcomes Democratic Institutions...


January 31, 2017

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale comments on the U.S. travel ban and on border security. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan also responds...

In Committee From The House Of Commons

Finance - January 30,...

The committee continues its study on the Canadian real estate market and home ownership. MPs hear from the following witnesses: Alex...