Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

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The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO) is a standing committee of the House of Commons of Canada, founded in the 35th Parliament.


  • The mandate and management of Department of Fisheries and Oceans and its subsidiary agencies:
    • The Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation
    • The Atlantic Fisheries Licence Appeal Board
    • The Pacific Region Licence Appeal Board
  • Closed Containment Salmon Aquaculture
  • Snow Crab Industry in Atlantic Canada and Quebec


Party Member District
  Liberal Bernadette Jordan, Chair South Shore-St. Margarets, NS
  Liberal Pat Finnigan Miramichi—Grand Lake, NB
  Liberal Ken Hardie Fleetwood—Port Kells, BC
  Liberal Churence Rogers Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, NL
  Liberal Ken McDonald Avalon, NL
  Liberal Bobby Morrissey Egmont, PE
  Conservative Larry Miller, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, ON
  Conservative Mel Arnold North Okanagan—Shuswap, BC
  Conservative Todd Doherty, Vice-Chair Cariboo—Prince George, BC
  New Democratic Fin Donnelly, Vice-Chair New Westminster—Coquitlam, BC


  • Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure (SFOP)


Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO)