The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Member of Parliament for Compton–Stanstead, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of $100,000 for Phase 2 of Intelligent Boating under Transport Canada’s Boating Safety Contribution Program.
Bleu Massawippi and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, M.P. for Compton-Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, invites you to the announcement and the launch of Phase 2 of Bleu Massawippi’s mobile washing unit in partnership with the Quebec Council for Invasive Species.
Endangered whales such as the North Atlantic right whale deserve to swim danger-free in Canadian waters. That is why the Government of Canada has introduced several measures to address the risks that they face by both marine shipping and fishing activity.
Abandoned or wrecked vessels are a problem across Canada. The Government of Canada, through its Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action in response to the practice of vessel abandonment, and supporting communities in cleaning up vessels of immediate concern.
Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced $5.8 million in Indigenous and Local Communities Engagement and Partnership Program funding for 21 projects with Indigenous groups. This funding will allow for longer-term Indigenous participation in engagement activities linked to Oceans Protection Plan initiatives or Canada’s marine safety system.
Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced completion of the Middle Harbour Remediation Project to remove contaminants from the local Victoria harbour ecosystem. He also announced an agreement in principle to transfer ownership of Laurel Point Park from Transport Canada to the City of Victoria.
The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Enhancing the northern transportation system supports and promotes economic growth and social development, offers job opportunities, ensures greater connectivity for Northerners, increases its resilience to a changing climate, and ensures that it can adapt to innovative technologies.
The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs and support economic growth.
VANCOUVER, BC — The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will be on Vancouver Island and in Vancouver to make announcements associated with the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan, the National Trade Corridors Fund, and Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan.