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The Honourable William Rompkey, Senator
Chair
Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans
The Senate of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4

Dear Senator:

Pursuant to Senate Rule 131(2) and on behalf of the Government of Canada, I am pleased to respond to the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans report entitled: The Management of Atlantic Fish Stocks: Beyond the 200-Mile Limit.

The Government has studied the Report and has given careful consideration to the recommendations made by the Standing Committee. Attached you will find the Government Response to the Report.

I look forward to continuing to work with members of the Standing Committee on the issues that have been raised in this report. On behalf of the Government, I would like to thank the members of the Committee for their interest in this important matter.

Sincerely,

Loyola Hearn, P.C., M.P.