May 6, 1965 (26th Parliament, 3rd Session)

PC

Heath Nelson Macquarrie

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Heath Macquarrie (Queens):

Mr. Speaker, I have a question for the Minister of Fisheries based upon a newspaper report concerning some angry Newfoundlanders. I should like to ask the Minister whether he has received representations from Newfoundland fishermen regarding European boats fishing inside Canada's territorial waters-and I refer to the three mile limit-and sometimes destroying the gear of Canadian fishermen. If he has received such representations, will he
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tell us what steps have been taken to protect Canadians from such damage and encroachment?

Topic:   FISHERIES
Subtopic:   FOREIGN SHIPS OPERATING IN CANADIAN WATERS
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