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
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.
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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.
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.