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Canada’s Environment, Oceans and Energy Ministers to announce new ocean actions

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, will announce new Canadian actions in support of our oceans on the margins of the G7 Joint ministerial session on Healthy Oceans, Seas, and Resilient Communities.


Government of Canada and Shell Canada to make announcements relating to marine conservation

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Vancouver, BC – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will announce the designation of a new marine National Wildlife Area, the first protected marine area established under the Canada Wildlife Act. A second announcement will be made by Shell Canada regarding a significant contribution the company is making to marine conservation off coastal British Columbia.


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

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and Transport Canada (TC) will hold a phone-in media availability about the status of North Atlantic right whales. DFO and TC officials will be available to answer questions regarding measures taken this year by the Government of Canada to protect this endangered species, including current status and next steps.


Federal minister Jonathan Wilkinson and New Brunswick minister Rick Doucet will make an Atlantic fisheries fund joint announcement in St. Andrews, New Brunswick

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

On August 13, 2018, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, and the Honourable Rick Doucet, New Brunswick Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries will make an important announcement related to the Atlantic Fisheries Fund in St. Andrews.


Minister LeBlanc to announce investment in Southeast New Brunswick small craft harbours

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Moncton, New Brunswick – On August 7, 2018, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade and Member of Parliament for Beausejour, will share details about the Government of Canada’s plan to improve the small craft harbours in Southeast New Brunswick.


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