November 24, 2014 - Charlotte County, New Brunswick
Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest John Williamson, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $750,000 over two years in harbour improvements at Dipper Harbour and Seeleys Cove. Funding is being allocated for:
November 21, 2014 - Victoria, British Columbia
The member of Parliament for Yukon, Ryan Leef, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, was pleased to welcome the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier back to its home port of Victoria, B.C. and also welcome over 60 students and teachers from Royal Oak Middle School for an afternoon of exploring and discovering Canadian history onboard the ship.
November 19, 2014 - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
The Government of Canada and its partners from the fishing industry today announced the development of a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps.
Terrace, British Columbia - On behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Mel Kotyk, Area Director - North Coast, presented Tom Protheroe with a 2014 National Recreational Fisheries Award on November 15, 2014.
November 14, 2014 - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Senator David Wells met with the crew of the CCGS Terry Fox earlier today to welcome them home after their 2014 Arctic mission. This year the CCGS Terry Fox visited the North Pole before returning to St. John's where it brought back the two Canadian Hydrographic Services multibeam sonar-equipped survey launches.
November 14, 2014 - Québec, Quebec
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Mid North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution and 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:
Prohibition Order 2014Q-ST-109
Member of Parliament David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program, the Government of Canada is providing $77,400 to the Pacific Salmon Foundation to conserve fish habitat in the East White River.