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Minister Aglukkaq Announces the Signature of the Beaufort Sea Integrated Fisheries Management Framework

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Honorable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced that a partnership of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, the Inuvialuit Game Council and the Fisheries Joint Management Committee signed the Beaufort Sea Integrated Fisheries Management Framework. This agreement between the Inuvialuit and Canada is an important accord that represents a cooperative management approach to marine mammals and fish that exist in the Inuvialuit Settlement Area of the Western Arctic.


Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower North Shore

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

October 17, 2014 - Québec, Quebec Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Lower North Shore population that the 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: Prohibition Order 2014Q-T-100


Foreign Vessel M/V Simushir Adrift Off the Coast of British Columbia

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October 17, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Coast Guard and the Department of National Defence today issued the following statement: A Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir is currently disabled and floating off the west coast of Haida Gwaii with 10 crewmembers onboard. The vessel has no propulsion and is adrift.


Senator Manning presents 2013 Small Craft Harbours Prix d'Excellence to Mr. Mike Hawkins

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October 16, 2014 - Fermeuse, Newfoundland and Labrador Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today awarded Mr. Mike Hawkins a 2013 Small Craft Harbours Prix d'Excellence. Mr. Hawkins received the national award under the category of "National Individual Commitment" for his work as the Harbour Supervisor at the Harbour Authority of Cape Broyle.


Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation Projects in Toronto

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October 16, 2014 - Toronto, Ontario Member of Parliament for Etobicoke ¿ Lakeshore, Bernard Trottier, 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 will provide up to $38,935 to The Living City Foundation to conserve fish habitat in Toronto through the Long Pond Shoreline Enhancement Project.


Minister MacKay Announces the Acceptance of the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. to the Coast Guard Fleet

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October 15, 2014 - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the acceptance of Canadian Coast Guard vessel CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. into the Coast Guard fleet. CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M.is the last of nine Mid-Shore Patrol Vessels (MSPVs) built and delivered by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. to the Canadian Coast Guard.


Harper Government invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation Projects in the Miramichi Region

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

October 8, 2014 - Moncton, New Brunswick On behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program, the Government of Canada will provide close to $126,000 for four projects to conserve fish habitat in the region of Miramichi.


Minister Shea and MPs Saxton and Weston Announce Funding for Major Upgrades of Salmon Hatcheries and Spawning Channels

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October 3, 2014 - North Vancouver, British Columbia The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Andrew Saxton, MP for North Vancouver and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, and John Weston, MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced that the Government of Canada is providing $34.2 million over five years to upgrade and renew hatcheries and spawning channels operated by the federal government under the Salmonid Enhancement Program (SEP).


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