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Government of Canada to hold media availability to respond to questions about North Atlantic right whales

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Government of Canada takes the protection, conservation, and recovery of endangered species very seriously. For the past three years, we have taken concrete action to help protect the North Atlantic right whales, who have been increasingly present in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in recent years. Unfortunately, a number of North Atlantic right whales have died in Canadian waters this season.


MP Gerretsen to meet with Plastics Challenge grant recipient in Kingston

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will announce the Plastics Challenge grant recipient in Kingston.


Minister Jordan announces action to protect marine environment in Atlantic Canada

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

On behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margaret’s and Minister of Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, will announce action to protect the marine environment in Atlantic Canada.


Minister Wilkinson to make two announcements on the shark fin trade and Bill C-68

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Media are advised that the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement on the shark fin trade, and hold a media availability. Representatives from Humane Society International and Oceana Canada will be in attendance as well as the family of Sharkwater filmmaker Rob Stewart. Media are advised that the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement on Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act, and hold a media availability.


Minister Wilkinson to make an important announcement in Vancouver

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an important announcement. The announcement will be followed by a media availability.


Minister Wilkinson will announce investments for Canada’s oceans & coasts on World Oceans Day

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, together with Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country Pamela Goldsmith Jones, will mark World Oceans Day by announcing important investments for collaborative ocean science and habitat restoration projects.


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