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Minister Wilkinson to speak at the B.C. Business Summit 2018

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will take part in an arm chair discussion at the B.C. Business Summit themed Canada 360° - Action to Win in the Global Economy. The Minister’s remarks will focus on USMCA and other trade deals that will open up new business opportunities for companies in BC and across Canada.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada invests in its port infrastructure

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be making an important announcement regarding Small craft harbours infrastructures.


Parliamentary Secretary to Join Maliseet Nation Conservation Council to launch the International Year of the Salmon in Eastern Canada

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Moncton, New Brunswick – On behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey, will join the Maliseet Nation Conservation Council and other agencies, organizations, Indigenous communities, and academics involved in the conservation and research of wild Atlantic salmon to celebrate the socio-economic importance of salmon and to underscore the necessity of collaborative efforts to conserve and protect this species.


Minister Wilkinson and Minister Garneau to make an important announcement about the protection of Southern Resident Killer Whales

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, will make an important announcement related to the protection of Southern Resident Killer Whales.


Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey to attend the Our Ocean Conference 2018 in Bali, Indonesia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Canada is committed to advancing measures that will protect our oceans here at home and around the world. Healthy and resilient oceans can help mitigate the effects of climate change. They are also a source of sustainable food and nutrition for the world’s population, a key driver of national and local economies, and an opportunity for new sources of renewable energy. They provide 15 per cent of protein for the diets of four billion people around the world. The oceans are a major part of the Canadian economy as they are a source of approximately 350,000 jobs.


Ministerial Roundtable on North Atlantic Right Whales

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will host a Ministerial Roundtable on North Atlantic Right Whales.


Minister Wilkinson and ITK President Obed to hold news conferences in Iqaluit and Inuvik

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will make an announcement regarding the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada/ Canadian Coast Guard’s commitment to Indigenous reconciliation through enhanced partnerships and leadership in the Arctic.


Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Provincial Minister Keith Colwell and M.P. Bernadette Jordan will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement in Lunenburg

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

On October 22, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Keith Colwell, Provincial Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore ─ St. Margarets, will make an important announcement related to the Atlantic Fisheries Fund, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.


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