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Scientists travel to Gulf of St. Lawrence to study North Atlantic right whale

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The well-being of the endangered North Atlantic right whale population is of great concern to Canadians and its protection is a priority for the Government of Canada. We continue our commitment to taking an evidence-based approach to protect these endangered whales while continuing to promote sustainable opportunities for economic growth.


Federal Minister Jordan and Nova Scotia Minister Colwell will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund announcement in Lunenburg

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Minister of Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be joined by Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, the Honourable Keith Colwell, to make an important joint announcement related to the Atlantic Fisheries Fund in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Government of British Columbia to provide updates on the Big Bar Landslide and progress on actions taken to date

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, the Honourable Doug Donaldson, will provide an update on the actions taken to date regarding the significant rock slide that occurred upstream of a narrow portion of the Fraser River near Big Bar.


Government of Canada invests in marine science initiative led by the University of Waterloo in Iqaluit, Nunavut

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada’s Arctic coasts are home to an abundant marine ecosystem that supports the livelihood and culture of Inuit communities living in the North. We know that this environment is changing due to the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss and persistent chemicals that are present in the North. Protecting this bounty for future generations requires science, data and Inuit knowledge. More data is needed so that we can track environmental changes as they happen over time.


Government of Canada Announces Investments in Clean Technologies for Quebec's Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie─Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will announce investments for projects to support clean economic growth in the fisheries and aquaculture sector in the Gaspe peninsula and the Magdalen Islands.


Historic agreement reached with Columbia River Basin Indigenous Nations, Canada, and British Columbia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Castlegar, British Columbia – Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and Katrine Conroy, B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development and Minister responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, to make an announcement in relation to salmon protection and restoration.


Government of Canada signs historic reconciliation agreement with B.C. Coastal First Nations

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

There is no relationship more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Indigenous peoples. We are committed to advancing a renewed relationship with Indigenous communities based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. Canada is working to modernize and strengthen nation-to-nation, government-to-government structures, and through this, to support the First Nations-led development of new economic opportunities, including in the fisheries.


Historic Agreement reached with Columbia River Basin Indigenous Nations, Canada, and British Columbia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada (Consular Affairs), Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and Katrine Conroy, B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development and Minister responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, to make an announcement in relation to salmon protection and restoration.


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