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Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting in the Gaspé and Lower St. Lawrence

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Gaspé and Lower St.Lawrence population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibitions orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3 (1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:


Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting on the North Shore

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibitions orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3 (1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:


Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting in the Magdalen Islands

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3 (1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:


Government of Canada takes further action to enhance aquaculture sustainability in British Columbia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Global demand for fish and seafood as a high-protein food source is increasing significantly. Over half of seafood consumed world wide is produced by aquaculture operations. Ensuring that the aquaculture industry is successful in the future is imperative to reducing overfishing and ensuring wild fish stocks are sustainable. However, Canadians must be assured that aquaculture is environmentally sustainable.


Government of Canada supports important spill research at Dalhousie University

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting our oceans and keeping them healthy, clean and safe for future generations. Under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is making major investments in science to help protect our coasts and waterways from the impacts of potential oil spills.


Canada ratifies landmark international agreement to prevent unregulated fishing in the central Arctic Ocean

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Climate change continues to have a major impact in the Arctic. Melting sea ice means that areas that were once inaccessible are opening up to potential commercial interest and activity. That is why today the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, announced that Canada has ratified the historic Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean. This is the first international agreement of this magnitude to be reached before any commercial fishing has taken place in a high seas area.


Minister Wilkinson visits Small Craft Harbours site at Foxtrap, Newfoundland and Labrador

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

While in Newfoundland and Labrador the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson along with Ken McDonald the Member of Parliament for Avalon, met with representatives of the Harbour Authority at the Foxtrap Small Craft Harbours site located in Conception Bay South. Harbour Authority representatives welcomed the Minister and Member of Parliament with a tour of the site to observe the construction activities of a new marginal wharf and concrete launch way.


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