Fisheries committee In the U.S. it seems to be a fairly complex process. Legislation on habitat banking there is in excess of 100 pages. How complex is that system compared to the Victoria one that you talk about?
Fisheries committee I thank you for that comparison and clarification. There have been concerns raised around jurisdictional issues as well. Who do you think is important to bring into the conversation in terms of indigenous groups and communities?
Fisheries committee Thank you, Mr. Chair. Dr. Poulton, I have a couple of questions around your presentation. Can you speak to other jurisdictions that we can learn from when it comes to habitat banking? Also, I have a couple of follow-up questions. How long has it been in place in these jurisdic
Fisheries committee I've just one question, really. This is so unethical and so wrong, and we're trying to do something about it here in Canada, yet you can see online imports of shark-fin soup used for special occasions or as a luxury item in Chinese cuisine and so on. Is what we're doing here go
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Fisheries committee Is that with a very short response time?
Fisheries committee Okay. Thank you. I appreciate the opportunity.
Fisheries committee That's impressive. Thank you, sir.
Fisheries committee Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Hutchinson, I want to focus on the lifeboat stations that you talked about, particularly because one of these is in my riding, in Old Perlican. I know there are designated spots like Twillingate and St. Anthony. I know some great progress has been made.
Fisheries committee When you say next season, do you mean in the fall?
Fisheries committee Okay. I know that construction seems to be going really well. People in that community and along that coastline are excited about it. What about the Twillingate site and St. Anthony? I understand that St. Anthony is just a renovation of and improvements to the current site. Twil
Fisheries committee Thank you very much for that. Also, we haven't received any particular notification of the official opening of the St. John's rescue centre that was returned and restored to St. John's after it was closed by the previous government amid great disappointment and protest by harves
Fisheries committee Again, thank you for that. I'm just excited about the fact that it's going to be reopened, of course. I would love to have the opportunity to attend that kind of event. Looking at the St. Anthony and Twillingate facilities, I think about the kind of service that you as Coast Gua
Fisheries committee Will these lifeboat stations be staffed 24-hour services or on call? How will those operate?
Fisheries committee Minister, I appreciate that answer. I really want to emphasize the importance of having the knowledge of harvesters as an integral part of anything we do going forward in this industry. Minister, the harvesters in the two particular areas where I get a lot of recommendations and