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10:51 ET Setting a new course for Indigenous and Government of Canada collaboration through the co-development, co-design, and co-delivery of fisheries

OTTAWA, May 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. ...


May 22, 2019, 15:21 ET Government of Canada provides emergency funding for fish harvesters affected by ice conditions in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Quebec

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries play a vital economic role in rural coastal communities across Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Over the past weeks, some fish harvesters in parts of Newfoundland...


May 22, 2019, 14:45 ET The Government of Canada donates surplus Coast Guard helicopter

NORTH BAY, ON, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is supporting the development of well-trained, skilled personnel to serve the aerospace industry of the future by donating surplus Coast...


May 22, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Jordan Will Make an Announcement About the Canadian Coast Guard/

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for South Shore - St. Margaret's, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, will make an announcement about ...


May 22, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos Will Make an Announcement About the Canadian Coast Guard/

QUEBEC CITY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Quebec, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, will make an announcement about the...


May 21, 2019, 19:21 ET Media Advisory - Minister Jordan Will Make an Announcement About the Canadian Coast Guard

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for South Shore - St. Margaret's, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, will make an announcement about ...


May 21, 2019, 19:12 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos Will Make an Announcement About the Canadian Coast Guard

QUEBEC CITY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Quebec, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, will make an announcement about the...


May 21, 2019, 16:11 ET Media advisory - The Canadian Coast Guard contributes to aerotechnical training

NORTH BAY, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for...


May 21, 2019, 15:49 ET Government of Canada partners with Global Fishing Watch in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing at the 2019 Collision

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to...


May 17, 2019, 11:47 ET Statement from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on the passage of Bill C-55

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. With the world's longest coastline and surrounded by three oceans - our marine ecosystems are home to an abundance of marine life and support...


May 07, 2019, 12:34 ET Government of Canada welcomes 23 new fishery officers at graduation ceremony in Regina

REGINA, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's fishery officers perform a crucial role in conserving and protecting Canada's marine and coastal areas, as well as fisheries resources and habitat. On May 2,...


May 06, 2019, 16:08 ET Government of Canada welcomes delegation from the Republic of Mozambique to learn more about Canada's fisheries and ocean management

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Last week, the Government of Canada welcomed a delegation from the Republic of Mozambique to Atlantic Canada for a study visit focusing on fisheries, aquaculture, and...


Apr 30, 2019, 11:52 ET Government of Canada awards contract to Chantier Davie for refit of Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker and unveils names of interim icebreakers

LÉVIS, QC, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Icebreaking is a key factor in ensuring the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on Canadian waterways, and helps contribute to year-round shipping and...


Apr 25, 2019, 09:55 ET Canada Announces New Standards for Protecting Our Oceans

MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, Canadians rely on healthy and sustainable oceans. Marine ecosystems support good jobs as well as a ...


Apr 24, 2019, 19:54 ET Minister Lebouthillier visits the crew of the CCGS Cap d'Espoir in Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec

RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - While in Gaspé for the announcement of the Quebec Fisheries Fund, the Member of Parliament for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Minister of National ...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:01 ET The Quebec Fisheries Fund is now accepting proposals to boost innovation in the Quebec fish and seafood sector

RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize the economic and cultural significance of the fish and seafood sector to many of their coastal communities....


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada to hold technical briefing on Canada's new approach to ocean protection standards/

MONTREAL, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries and Oceans Canada will hold a technical briefing for media interested in an update on the Government of Canada's response to the recommendations by the...


Apr 23, 2019, 17:42 ET Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada to hold technical briefing on Canada's new approach to ocean protection standards

MONTREAL, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries and Oceans Canada will hold a technical briefing for media interested in an update on the Government of Canada's response to the recommendations by the...


Apr 23, 2019, 17:42 ET Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada to hold technical briefing on Canada's new approach to ocean protection standards

MONTREAL, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries and Oceans Canada will hold a technical briefing for media interested in an update on the Government of Canada's response to the recommendations by the...


Apr 16, 2019, 18:46 ET Government of Canada takes action to address Fraser River Chinook decline

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the past 50 years, the world's wildlife populations have declined by 60%. In Canada, 521 species have been identified as being at risk under the Species at Risk ...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:34 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Fisheries and Oceans Canada to hold technical briefing on 2019 Fraser River Chinook Salmon Management Measures

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will hold a technical briefing for media interested in an update on the management measures for Fraser River Chinook stocks. Date:...


Apr 10, 2019, 15:13 ET Taking an innovative approach to fishing gear: Local projects in Nova Scotia take up the challenge!

OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Each year, more than eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world's oceans. A major contributor to plastic waste is lost and abandoned fishing gear, also...


Apr 10, 2019, 13:51 ET Budget 2019: An Affordable Place to Call Home

OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet for too many hard-working Canadians, especially for young people, it feels like an impossibility....


Apr 10, 2019, 10:22 ET State of the Atlantic Ocean Report Shows the Effects of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems

OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Atlantic Ocean is one of the most productive marine environments in the world. It is home to an abundance of biodiversity from crabs, to lobsters and wild fish ...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:11 ET Media Advisory - Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to make an announcement on affordable housing for Canadians

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will make an announcement on the Budget 2019 national housing...