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Government of Canada enters into Fraser Salmon Collaborative Management Agreement with 76 British Columbia 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. Our government is committed to advancing a renewed relationship with Indigenous communities, based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. As part of this commitment, we are working to modernize and strengthen nation-to-nation, government-to-government structures, and to support a more collaborative approach to fisheries management by the Government of Canada and Indigenous Peoples.


Minister Wilkinson Attends the Fraser Watershed Initiative Restoration Conference

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, attended and delivered a speech at the Fraser Watershed Initiative Restoration Conference today, along with Indigenous leaders, industry leaders and local non-governmental organizations.


Government of Canada announces nearly $1.6 million in key coastal research initiatives in St. Lawrence Estuary, Quebec

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, from the Pacific, to the Arctic, to the Atlantic, we are blessed with an incredible diversity of marine ecosystems. Our shores are vital to the lives, well-being and culture of all Canadians, including almost 7 million coastal inhabitants. They are home to valuable fisheries and countless marine species. Our waters support the recreation, tourism and shipping activities that drive our economy.


Minister Wilkinson participates in the Ocean Heroes Bootcamp

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was at the University of British Columbia today to open the Ocean Heroes Vancouver Bootcamp taking place June 28-30th, 2019 at the University of British Columbia and Ocean Wise in Vancouver.


Government of Canada announces enhancements to sea lice enforcement in British Columbia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Demand for fish and seafood as a high-protein food source is increasing significantly worldwide and putting pressure on wild fish populations. Approximately half of the seafood consumed worldwide is produced by the aquaculture industry, which is and will remain an important source of seafood-based protein.


Convictions under the Fisheries Act, North Shore

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fish harvesters fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.


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