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 Canadian House of Commons, founded in the 35th Parliament.

Mandate[edit]

  • 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

Membership[edit]

Party Member District
  Liberal Scott Simms, Chair Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame, NL
  Liberal Pat Finnigan Miramichi—Grand Lake, NB
  Liberal Ken Hardie Fleetwood—Port Kells, BC
  Liberal Bernadette Jordan South Shore—St. Margarets, NS
  Liberal Ken McDonald Avalon, NL
  Liberal Bobby Morrissey Egmont, PE
  Conservative Robert Sopuck, Vice-Chair Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa, MB
  Conservative Mel Arnold North Okanagan—Shuswap, BC
  Conservative Todd Doherty Cariboo—Prince George, BC
  New Democratic Fin Donnelly, Vice-Chair New Westminster—Coquitlam, BC

Subcommittees[edit]

  • Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure (SFOP)

References[edit]

Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO)