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Minister MacKay welcomes the CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V. to the Coast Guard Fleet

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans officially welcomed the new Canadian Coast Guard Ship CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V. into service at a ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia today.


Minister Aglukkaq Announces Changes to Cumberland Sound Fishery Boundaries

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, is pleased to announce an agreement that will expand local fisheries benefits and opportunities for Nunavummiut and result in a significant increase in economic diversification for Nunavut.


Canada and International Partners Net Major Capture in Fight Against Illegal Fishing

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Fisheries and Oceans protection officers concluded a successful two-week sweep over the North Pacific Ocean as part of Operation Driftnet, which resulted in the seizure of a vessel alleged to have violated international fisheries regulations. 


The Government of Canada invests in three fishing harbours in the Acadian Peninsula

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced an investment of $7.2 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours in New Brunswick. This investment is part of the regular program funding for small craft harbours across Canada in 2014-2015.


Closed areas for shellfish harvesting Upper North Shore

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution and toxicity, in accordance with prohibition orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:


Closed areas for shellfish harvesting Gaspesie

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Gaspesie population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution and toxicity, in accordance with prohibition orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:


Closed area for shellfish harvesting Magdalen Islands

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands 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:


Canadian Coast Guard Seasonal Rescue Stations Resume Operations

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard announces the reopening of its seasonal rescues stations in Bainsville (Ontario), Pointe-Anglais (Oka), Beaconsfield, Longueuil, Sorel and Trois-Rivières. These bases will be in regular operation starting at noon May 30, 2014 until September 1, 2014, Monday to Thursday between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. and Friday to Sunday between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.


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