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Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the following harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, 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


Use Caution When Eating Shellfish This Holiday Weekend

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

During Easter weekend, many people will be getting together for family meals. Shellfish is a traditional food often served by many families at this time of year. In the interest of maintaining good health and ensuring enjoyment of the occasion, it's important that people be cautious when serving or eating shellfish.


Exercise Sea Barrier 2006 enhances domestic maritime security

| Transport Canada Canada Border Services Agency Royal Canadian Mounted Police Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Domestic maritime security will be the focus of an intergovernmental, bi-national exercise, named Sea Barrier, running from Feb. 28 to Mar. 2 in and around the approaches of Esquimalt harbour and the Juan de Fuca Strait.


Oceans Day 2005 - Paulatuk, NWT

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

DFO has been part of a group coordinating Oceans Day in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region for the past three years, and is excited about today's Oceans Day festivities in Paulatuk, NT.


Regan and Ludvigsen Announce International Working Group on Cold Water Aquaculture

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Following their bilateral meeting during the Aqua Nor aquaculture trade show, Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Svein Ludvigsen, Norway's Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, announced an International Working Group on Cold Water Aquaculture.


No Changes to 2005 Management Plan for Northern Cod

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that there will be no directed commercial fishery for northern cod in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL.


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