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Notice of Meeting – Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Canada

For those interested, the Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be discussing the recent concerns with the Aquaculture Activities Regulation. CARS was among a group of parties that expressed concerns with the new regulations. The meeting can be watched live tomorrow (March 10 @ 5 pm) here:  http://www.parl.gc.ca/sencommitteebusiness/Notice.aspx?parl=41&ses=2&comm_id=1007&Language=E&meeting_id=408772

Further details:

Study on the regulation of aquaculture, current challenges and future prospects for the industry in Canada
Witnesses
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Michael Alexander, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management
Trevor Swerdfager, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Oceans Science
Eric Gilbert, Director General, Aquaculture Management, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management
Ecology Action Centre
Robert Johnson, Sustainable Seafood Program Manager
As an individual
William Ernst
University of Prince Edward Island
Michael Van den Heuvel, Canada Research Chair in Watershed Ecological Integrity, Canadian Rivers Institute, Department of Biology
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