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Canada Wraps-Up Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Annual Meeting

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

September 29, 2014 - Vigo, Spain On the heels of this year's Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Annual Meeting, Fisheries and Oceans Canada highlighted the various management decisions taken by the Organization, with a view to ensuring conservation and sustainability.


Minister Lebel inaugurates the entry into service of new mid-shore patrol vessel CCGS Caporal Kaeble V.C.

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

September 22, 2014 - Québec, Quebec The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, proudly inaugurates the entry into service of the Canadian Coast Guard's new mid-shore patrol vessel, the CCGS Caporal Kaeble V.C.


Minister Denis Lebel announces reconstruction work at the Canadian Coast Guard wharf in Québec

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

September 22, 2014 - Québec, Quebec The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced an investment of $12 million today on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for construction work on the Queen's Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec.


Food, Social and Ceremonial Lobster Fishery for the Listuguj Mi'gmaq Community

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

September 10, 2014 - Québec, Quebec The Listuguj Mi'gmaq community in the Gaspé will carry out its food, social and ceremonial lobster fishing in Chaleur Bay between September 14 and October 5, 2014. This fishery, protected under section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982, which recognizes and confirms the ancestral and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada, is authorized under an agreement between the Mi'gmaq community and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO).


Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation Project in Chilliwack - Fraser Canyon

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

September 10, 2014 - Chilliwack, British Columbia Member of Parliament Mark Strahl (Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon), 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 $124,000 to the Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition to conserve valuable fish habitat in the Chilliwack and Vedder rivers.


Minister Duncan and MP Lunney Launch Information Sessions on the Government's Plan to Increase Opportunities for the Aquaculture Industry

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Earlier today, the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, along with James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, held a roundtable on the proposed Aquaculture Activity Regulations with key stakeholders on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.


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