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Government of Canada partners with Indigenous communities in ocean protection and marine safety initiatives

| Transport Canada | news releases

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.

Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure for the North Klondike Highway in the Yukon

| Transport Canada | news releases

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.

Government of Canada extends pilot project to develop maritime information system for coastal communities

| Transport Canada | news releases

To support the need for more user-friendly, local data on coastal marine traffic, the Government of Canada, alongside 10 Indigenous organizations across Canada, launched the Enhanced Maritime Situational Awareness initiative pilot project in May 2019. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced the government’s decision to extend the pilot project until March 2022 and new funding of $6.9M to further support and to expand the participation of other organizations in the project.

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