The Minister of Justice and the Attorney General, the Honourable David Lametti, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement regarding investments in ocean science for Concordia University and McGill University.
The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement on the Government of Canada’s plan to improve the small craft harbours in the Acadian Peninsula.
With the world’s longest coastline and surrounded by three oceans – Canada’s marine ecosystems provide a home to an abundance of marine life and support over 350,000 jobs and support hundreds of coastal and Indigenous communities.
With the longest coastline in the world, Canada’s coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an integral contributor to local and regional economies. This is why today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, and Member of Parliament for Beauséjour, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister for Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Province of New Brunswick (NB) announced funding support to 21 projects through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.