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Jun 30, 2020, 12:35 ET Media Advisory - Minister Jordan to visit Amos Pewter in Nova Scotia

MAHONE BAY, NS, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ -The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will visit Amos Pewter to discuss the Government's plan to help...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:00 ET Government of Canada, provincial and territorial partners, re-open the Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund: now more streamlined and responsive

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's fish and seafood sector is essential to our collective food security and our economy. In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians and...


Dec 06, 2019, 13:45 ET Media Advisory - Technical briefing regarding the Coast Guard Operations to stabilize the Cormorant

BRIDGEWATER, NS, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Coast Guard will be holding a media briefing on operations taking place on the Cormorant. Date: Monday December 9, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. (local...


Aug 27, 2019, 13:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MP Fisher to make important announcement about new initiative to combat plastic pollution/

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable...


Aug 23, 2019, 13:45 ET Media Advisory - MP Fisher to make important announcement about new initiative to combat plastic pollution

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable...


Aug 15, 2019, 12:39 ET Minister Wilkinson and MP Fraser in Tangier for discussions about conservation on the Eastern Shore

HALIFAX, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, Sean Fraser were in...


Aug 14, 2019, 12:15 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson and MP Fraser to visit Tangier for discussion about conservation on the Eastern Shore

TANGIER, NS, Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson and the Member of Parliament for Central Nova, Sean Fraser, will...


Aug 08, 2019, 11:09 ET The Government of Canada Invests in the Fishing Harbour of North Head in New Brunswick

NORTH HEAD, NB, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The community of North Head on Grand Manan Island is welcoming a significant federal investment that will benefit the local economy. Coastal communities across...


Aug 07, 2019, 14:32 ET Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia invest in projects for new technology and trade in the fish and seafood sector

LUNENBURG, NS, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - With the longest coastline in the world, Canada's coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an integral contributor to local and regional...


Aug 07, 2019, 10:45 ET Media Advisory - MP Karen Ludwig To Highlight Government Of Canada Investment In North Head, New Brunswick

NORTH HEAD, NB, Aug. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - On August 8, 2019 Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest Karen Ludwig will share details about the Government of Canada's plan to improve the small...


Aug 06, 2019, 11:15 ET Media Advisory - Federal Minister Jordan and Nova Scotia Minister Colwell will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund announcement in Lunenburg

LUNENBURG, NS, Aug. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable...


Jun 24, 2019, 12:02 ET Minister Jordan announces new protection for the Atlantic Ocean in Bridgewater, NS

BRIDGEWATER, NS, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to protecting marine safety, the Government of Canada's first priority is to prevent pollution incidents in our waters. Through historic...


May 31, 2019, 12:49 ET Government of Canada supports important Spill research at Dalhousie University

HALIFAX, May 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting our oceans and keeping them healthy, clean and safe for future generations. Under Canada's Oceans Protection Plan,...


May 30, 2019, 14:23 ET Media Advisory - MP Fillmore to announce investments in Oceans research partnerships in Halifax

HALIFAX, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Halifax, Andy Fillmore, will announce investments in oceans research partnerships in Nova Scotia. The announcement will be done on behalf of ...


May 09, 2019, 16:04 ET Minister Wilkinson and MP Casey talk coastal restoration plans with the Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq

TRURO, NS, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Cumberland — Colchester, Bill ...


May 08, 2019, 14:32 ET Government of Canada makes a significant investment in Eastern Nova Scotia through the Oceans Protection Plan

HALIFAX, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of...


May 07, 2019, 13:50 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to Make an Important Coastal Restoration Fund Announcement

SHERBROOKE, NS, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Central Nova, Sean Fraser will...


May 01, 2019, 12:30 ET Minister Wilkinson Discusses the Impacts of Climate Change on the Fishery in Southwest New Brunswick

ST. ANDREWS, NB, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Recent reports from Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans highlight that climate change is impacting our oceans, rivers ...


May 01, 2019, 10:16 ET Government of Canada invests in oil spill research at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre

ST. ANDREWS, NB, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Keeping our oceans clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making...


Apr 30, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson and MP Ludwig to announce investments in research partnerships in Southwest New Brunswick followed by a discussion on climate change and the fishery

ST.ANDREWS, NB, April 30 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen...


Apr 25, 2019, 17:26 ET MP Fisher joins fishery officers during Marine Mammal Response Training

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher, joined fishery officers during the on-water portion of their Marine Mammal Response Training in...


Apr 24, 2019, 14:50 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament, Darren Fisher to Join Fishery Officers during On-water Marine Mammal Response Training in Bedford Basin

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, will join fishery officers for the on-water portion of their Marine Mammal Response Training,...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:05 ET Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia fund projects to boost innovation and productivity in the fish and seafood sector

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - With the longest coastline in the world, Canada's coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an important contributor to local economies. This...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, and Nova Scotia Minister Keith Colwell will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - On April 10, 2019, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Keith Colwell, Nova...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:50 ET Government of Canada invests $1.1 million for coastal research in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's coasts are home to vitally important fisheries and marine ecosystems. They provide valuable tourism and recreational opportunities, while creating a...