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Backgrounder: The Steelhead Action Plan

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | backgrounders

The Steelhead Action Plan is the product of significant and sustained collaboration between the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.


RADARSAT Constellation Mission - Maritime Surveillance and Response

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | backgrounders

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard are proud to be a part of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission. RCM’s frequent visits to Canada’s entire landmass, marine and coastal waters will provide high-quality information to improve maritime surveillance and emergency response capabilities, and increase security of Canada’s marine resources.


Interim Framework for Aquaculture Risk Management

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The Interim Framework for Aquaculture Risk Management outlines how Fisheries and Oceans Canada applies the precautionary approach in decision making for aquaculture in Canada.


Ice Assistance Emergency Program

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will provide financial assistance, through the Ice Assistance Emergency Program, to eligible fish harvesters in affected areas of Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec who have been prevented or delayed from fishing because of ice conditions in their fishing areas. Assistance payments will be issued by Service Canada to eligible recipients on behalf of DFO.


Two new agreements to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales

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On May 10, 2019, the Government of Canada (Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Transport Canada) signed a Conservation Agreement with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and six other member organizations of the Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program.


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