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Minister Blaney to Announce Investment for Safe Navigation on the St. Lawrence River

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

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.


Minister Shea to Announce Initiatives and Funding to Benefit Atlantic Salmon

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

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.


Harper Government Invests in the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Projects in Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

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.


Saguenay Fjord Winter Recreational Groundfish Fishery

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

December 16, 2014 - Québec, Quebec The ice fishing season on the Saguenay Fjord will begin on January 17 and end on March 8, 2015, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced today.


Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong to Highlight Our Government's Investment in Recreational Fisheries Conservation through the National Conservation Plan in Amherst, N.S.

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

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.


Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Gaspesie

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

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


Minister Shea Announces a $1.8 million Contract for Tignish Harbour

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

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 Regulations

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | backgrounders

Context 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.


Harper Government Takes New Measures to Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

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.


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