December 17, 2014
Québec, Quebec ¿ Media representatives are invited to an event during which the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada and MP for Lévis¿Bellechasse and Les Etchemins, will announce an investment on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to strengthen navigation safety on the St. Lawrence River.
December 17, 2014
Miramichi, New Brunswick ¿ The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, along with Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, will announce initiatives and funding to benefit Atlantic salmon. They will be joined by representatives of the Atlantic Salmon Federation as well as the Miramichi Salmon Association.
December 16, 2014 - Amherst, Nova Scotia
In Cumberland County, the federal government partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada this summer to undertake important fish passage improvements along the Missaguash River. Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, highlighted today the results of this collaboration. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) the Government of Canada committed $32,000 to support the conservation of fish habitat in Amherst, Nova Scotia.
AMHERST, NOVA SCOTIA - On December 16, 2014, Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong will share details about the Government of Canada's investment in a restoration project in Amherst Nova Scotia to protect and improve recreational fisheries habitat. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
December 12, 2014 - Québec, Quebec
QUEBEC CITY- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Gaspesie population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:
Prohibition Order 2014Q-000
December 10, 2014 - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
The Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region has closed its seasonal search and rescue stations in Souris and Summerside, Prince Edward Island, and Shippagan, New Brunswick.
December 10, 2014 - Tignish, Prince Edward Island
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and MP for Egmont, today announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a $1.8 million contract through a public tendering process to Gaudette's Transit Mix Ltd for a major harbour infrastructure project that will be carried out over two years at Tignish Harbour, Prince Edward Island.
Aquatic invasive species pose a growing threat to Canada's freshwater and marine ecosystems. These species are difficult to control and contain, given the high rates of reproduction, the lack of predators, and their ability to thrive in different environments.
December 5, 2014 - London, Ontario
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by MPs Dave Van Kesteren, Pat Davidson, Bev Shipley and Joe Preston, today announced a significant step in safeguarding Canada's waterways from the spread of aquatic invasive species. Similar events were also held today in Kelowna, British Columbia, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.