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Minister Wilkinson to visit New Brunswick

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be visiting New Brunswick on Saturday, January 19, 2019, to meet with provincial counterparts, local stakeholders on common priorities, including oceans protection, Atlantic salmon conservation, Indigenous reconciliation and commercial fisheries. Atlantic salmon is a species of social, cultural and ceremonial importance throughout Atlantic Canada and the Miramichi is home to the most important salmon river in the Maritimes.


Ministers Wilkinson and Lebouthillier to visit the Magdalen Islands

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and MP for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, will be visiting the Magdalen Islands on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 to meet with local fishing industry stakeholders and discuss priorities to support the local economy and the archipelago’s way of life.


Minister Lebouthillier and Quebec Premier Legault will make an announcement about the fish and seafood sector

| 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 and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with Quebec Premier François Legault, and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec, the Honourable André Lamontagne, will make an important announcement in support of the fish and seafood sector in the province of Quebec.


Minister Wilkinson to announce arrival of new vessels in British Columbia

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be at the Institute of Oceans Sciences for an exciting announcement about the arrival of two new vessels to British Columbia under the Government of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy.


Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, en route to Washington to talk whale protection and oceans intelligence 

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be in Washington to meet US officials as well as Canadian partners to discuss whale protection initiatives, and to speak on Oceans Intelligence at an event hosted by Ocean Networks Canada.


Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson to announce the next steps for sustainable aquaculture in Canada

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Ottawa, Ontario – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will make an important announcement to ensure that Canada’s aquaculture industry is a global leader in producing high-quality aquaculture products in an environmentally sustainable manner.


Government of Canada to hold media availability to respond to questions about North Atlantic right whales peer-review meeting

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Ottawa, Ontario - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and Transport Canada (TC) will hold a phone-in media availability about the recent peer-review meeting on North Atlantic right whales. DFO and TC officials will be available to answer questions on the latest knowledge on the North Atlantic right whales distribution in Canadian waters.


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