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Advancement on the State of Salmon Aquaculture Technology

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

In December, the Government of Canada announced a new approach to aquaculture that is focused on ensuring Canada’s aquaculture industry is economically successful and environmentally sustainable.


Minister Wilkinson and MP Sidhu tour Chehalis River Hatchery and Inch Creek Hatchery

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Member of Parliament Jati Sidhu (Mission - Matsqui - Fraser Canyon) were at Chehalis River Hatchery and Inch Creek Hatchery to tour the salmon production facilities and meet with hatchery staff.


Government of Canada awards aerial surveillance contract in St John’s to improve conservation and protection of our oceans

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Making our oceans and our coasts healthier and safer, as well as ensuring our Indigenous, commercial, and recreational fisheries remain sustainable, are priorities for the Government of Canada. Through patrol and enforcement of our laws, Canada continues to protect our oceans, marine life and fisheries from coast to coast to coast.


Minister Wilkinson presents completion certificates to Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Squamish today to present completion certificates for 23 Aboriginal Fishery Guardian trainees from around B.C.. This ceremony was a culmination of three weeks of Conservation & Protection and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) training at the Quest University campus.


The Government of Canada takes action to protect aquatic species at risk

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada’s natural environment and wildlife are at the core of our national identity. Biodiversity is the cornerstone of our way of life - the health of the natural environment supports our culture, our well-being and our economy. Unfortunately, some of the species in our waters, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and marshes are at risk and need our collective help to ensure their survival for future generations. We must take urgent, collective action to protect them.


The Government of Canada invests in fishing and recreational harbours in southern Ontario

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbours that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbours and work with municipalities and other stakeholders to enhance local communities.


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