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Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia extend pacific salmon program

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be joined by the Honourable Josie Osborne, BC Minister of Land, Water, and Resource Stewardship, and Minister responsible for Fisheries, as well as by Fin Donnelly, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Aquaculture for the Government of British Columbia, to make an announcement regarding the launch of the second phase of the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund.

Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence fall herring TAC reduced

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Atlantic herring plays a vital role in Atlantic Canada’s economy and ecosystem. The southern Gulf of St. Lawrence fall herring stock in particular provides employment for more than a thousand people in rural New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

Government of Canada supports Inuit led stewardship efforts in Taloyoak, Nunavut

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada. The Government of Canada has made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans by working in collaboration with Indigenous partners, provinces, territories, industry and other marine stakeholders. Since 2015, Canada has progressed from less than one percent to over 14 percent protection of its marine and coastal areas.

New Oceans Protection Plan funding will bolster Canadian Coast Guard and Canadian Hydrographic Service in the Arctic

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Arctic Ocean provides critical resources for northern communities across Canada. It is a key transportation corridor for community resupply, provides food resources, and is a part of northern cultural identity. Ensuring these waters are safe is crucial. This is why the Government of Canada is making significant investments to improve marine safety across Canada’s North under the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan.

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