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Ministerial statement - Transportation Safety Board Report on Sinking of Fishing Vessel Marie J, McEachern's Point, New Brunswick

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November 13, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Transportation Safety Board's final report following its investigation into the May 18, 2013, sinking of the fishing vessel Marie J, near McEachern's Point, New Brunswick:


Moving Forward On Aquaculture Activities Regulations

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The Government of Canada is taking extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada while protecting the environment by proposing these new Aquaculture Activities Regulations.


Minister's Statement - World Oceans Day

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On the occasion of World Oceans Day, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, issued the following statement: "I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate World Oceans Day. Initially proposed by the Government of Canada in 1992 as a way to raise awareness about the importance of our oceans and officially recognized by the United Nations in 2009, World Oceans Day is now celebrated globally every year on June 8th.


Ministers Shea and Aglukkaq mark fourth meeting with members of Hunting and Angling Advisory Panel

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Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, and the Honourable Gail Shea, Canada's Fisheries and Oceans Minister, issued the following statement marking the fourth meeting with members of the Hunting and Angling Advisory Panel on June 2-3, 2014.


World Water Day: The importance of maintaining water quality and availability

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In recognition of the upcoming World Water Day, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Minister for the Arctic Council, with the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, issued the following statement:


Response to the Report of the Maritime Lobster Panel

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The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today issued the following statement: As a Maritimer, I know how important the lobster fishery is to our coastal communities. It is an important pillar in our rural economy and when times are tough I know the impacts are felt widely.


Joint statement - Recently convened five Arctic Ocean Coastal States meeting

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The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today issued the following statement:


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