Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO)

The committee met twice this week to resume its study on closed containment salmon aquaculture.

On Tuesday, December 6th, the committee held a videoconference with from representatives of Overwaitea Food Group and Albion Fisheries Ltd.

On Thursday, December 8th, the committee held a videoconference with Professor Colin Brauner of the Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia and Catherine Stewart of the Living Oceans Society. Before the committee adjourned, Patricia Davidson  (Sarnia-Lambdon, Ont., CPC) gave notice of a motion to have the committee conduct a study of invasive species that pose a threat to the Great Lakes system. More details on the motion can be found here.