Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada’s oceans that span generations. They value them as a source of livelihood, food security, and transportation routes. The Oceans Protection Plan is providing Indigenous peoples with new opportunities to protect and preserve Canada’s oceans and sea routes.
Victoria, B.C. – The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, will announce a milestone for the Victoria Coast Guard Lifeboat Station under the Ocean Protection Plan.
The United Nations (UN) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched the Aviation Innovation Competitions and is looking for ideas, concepts, and prototypes from the next generation of aviation innovators.
Transport Canada charged New Brunswick Southern Railway with 24 counts of violating the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, including 12 counts for failing to create proper shipping documents for the purpose of transporting petroleum crude oil; and, 12 counts for having unqualified personnel offering dangerous goods (crude oil) for transport.
Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous peoples and in close collaboration with local stakeholders and coastal communities to protect Canada’s unique marine environment from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Canadians’ quality of life—and Canada’s future growth—are deeply tied to the environment. Failing to invest in a cleaner, more sustainable future threatens the things Canadians rely on for their success: an affordable cost of living, good, well-paying jobs and resilient communities.