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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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