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Canso Canal Closes for 2014 Shipping Season

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 22, 2014 - Auld's Cove, Nova Scotia The Canso Canal will close for the 2014 shipping season on December 24 at 7:30 a.m. Atlantic Time.


Harper Government Invests in Recreational Fisheries Conservation Project in Dufferin-Caledon

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 22, 2014 - Caledon, Ontario The Government of Canada has partnered with the Halton-Peel Woodlands and Wildlife Stewardship to undertake tree planting improvements along Caledon Creek. Member of Parliament, David Tilson, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, highlighted today the federal government's investment in the Caledon Creek tree-planting program. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the Halton-Peel Woodlands and Wildlife Stewardship will receive up to $5,500 to support the conservation of fish habitat in Caledon.


Canadian Coast Guard's Seasonal Search and Rescue Stations Close for the Winter

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 18, 2014 - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador The Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region has closed its seasonal search and rescue stations in Lark Harbour and Port aux Choix, along with seasonal stations in Prince Edward Island and northern New Brunswick.


Year-Round Buoys

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | backgrounders

The $7.8 million investment will be used to purchase 185 new-generation year-round buoys and to deploy them between Montréal and Québec City. These lighted buoys will increase navigational safety on the fluvial section. The buoys will be lifted every two years rather than twice a year, as is currently the case, which will increase service efficiency. They are specially designed to withstand the harsh, icy conditions of the St. Lawrence.


Harper Government Invests for Safe Navigation on the St. Lawrence River

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 18, 2014 - Québec, Quebec The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada and MP for Lévis¿Bellechasse and Les Etchemins, today announced an investment of $7.8 million on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to modernize aids to navigation on the St. Lawrence.


Atlantic Salmon

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Atlantic salmon fisheries have been an important part of our Canadian social heritage for more than 150 years. Spawning in over 1000 rivers in eastern Canada, Atlantic salmon are actively fished for Food, Social and Ceremonial purposes by dozens of First Nations and Aboriginal organizations and recreational fisheries in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. These fisheries contribute over $100 million to the Canadian economy and support up to 3,500 jobs in eastern Canada.


Minister Shea Announces the Creation of a Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 18, 2014 - Miramichi, New Brunswick Today, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, along with Tilly O'Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced the creation of a new Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic salmon to help determine the course of action to address low returns of Atlantic salmon on the East coast.


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