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Jul 12, 2019, 18:00 ET Government of Canada takes further action to address critical rockslide threat to at-risk Fraser River Chinook

VANCOUVER, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - In April 2019, Fisheries and Oceans Canada undertook necessary fisheries management measures to protect at-risk Fraser River Chinook salmon in response to significant ...


Jul 12, 2019, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans takes further action to address critical new rockslide threat to at-risk Fraser River Chinook

VANCOUVER, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will be holding a briefing for media interested in an update on additional fisheries management measures for Fraser River Chinook...


Jul 11, 2019, 18:58 ET Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia partner to take bold action to conserve Steelhead Trout

VANCOUVER, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Steelhead trout, an iconic British Columbia fish, have been in significant decline during recent years. The Thompson and Chilcotin Steelhead runs in particular have...


Jul 10, 2019, 20:58 ET Minister Wilkinson attends the Seymour River Restoration Celebration Event

NORTH VANCOUVER, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Seymour River is home to many fish runs and is an integral part of the landscape of North Vancouver and the broader Vancouver area ecosystem. The rockslide...


Jul 10, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Seymour River Restoration Celebration Event/

NORTH VANCOUVER, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will attend a community event to celebrate Seymour River...


Jul 09, 2019, 20:08 ET Minister Wilkinson, and BC Minister Donaldson meet with First Nation leadership and participate in site visit at Big Bar Landslide in Lillooet, B.C.

LILLOOET, BC, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and British Columbia's Minister of Forests, Lands and...


Jul 09, 2019, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Seymour River Restoration Celebration Event

NORTH VANCOUVER, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will attend a community event to celebrate Seymour River...


Jul 05, 2019, 16:55 ET Government of Canada enters into Fraser Salmon Collaborative Management Agreement with 76 British Columbia First Nations

VANCOUVER, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - There is no relationship more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Indigenous Peoples. Our government is committed to advancing a renewed...


Jul 05, 2019, 12:52 ET Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia announce Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund projects

VANCOUVER, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Healthy wild fish stocks are vital to the economic prosperity and social fabric of British Columbia's coastal communities. Wild Pacific salmon, in particular, are...


Jul 05, 2019, 12:30 ET Media advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Government of British Columbia to provide further updates on the Big Bar Landslide

VANCOUVER, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Officials from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Province of British Columbia as well as a representative from the Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation...


Jul 05, 2019, 11:23 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make important announcement on approved projects for the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund/

VANCOUVER, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and B.C. Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Lana Popham, will...


Jul 04, 2019, 16:34 ET Minister Wilkinson Attends the Fraser Watershed Initiative Restoration Conference

VANCOUVER, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, attended and delivered a speech at the Fraser Watershed Initiative...


Jul 04, 2019, 12:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make important announcement on approved projects for the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund

VANCOUVER, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and B.C. Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Lana Popham, will...


Jul 03, 2019, 19:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson Making Announcement with the Fraser Salmon Management Council

PITT MEADOWS, BC, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement with the Fraser Salmon Management...


Jul 03, 2019, 18:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to speak on habitat restoration at the Fraser Watershed Initiative Conference

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson will be delivering remarks at the Fraser Watershed Initiative...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:45 ET Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Government of British Columbia to provide further updates on the Fraser River Canyon Rock Slide

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Officials from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Province of British Columbia as well as a representative from the Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation...


Jun 28, 2019, 17:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to Welcome Youth Activists from 20 Countries Committed to Combatting Ocean Plastic Pollution

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will give opening remarks at the Ocean Heroes Boot Camp. This event...


Jun 28, 2019, 14:30 ET Media advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Government of British Columbia to hold technical briefing regarding Fraser River Canyon Rock Slide

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Officials from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of British Columbia provide details regarding the significant rock slide that occurred upstream of a...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces enhancements to sea lice enforcement in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Demand for fish and seafood as a high-protein food source is increasing significantly worldwide and putting pressure on wild fish populations. Approximately half of...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make an important announcement about the Canadian Coast Guard and support for ocean science research/

SIDNEY, BC, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be at the Institute of Ocean Sciences to unveil a major asset ...


Jun 26, 2019, 12:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make an important announcement about the Canadian Coast Guard and support for ocean science research

SIDNEY, BC, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be at the Institute of Ocean Sciences to unveil a major asset ...


Jun 25, 2019, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make an important announcement about the Canadian Coast Guard and support for ocean science research

SIDNEY, BC, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will be at the Institute of Ocean Sciences to unveil a major asset ...


Jun 08, 2019, 09:34 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson will announce investments for Canada's oceans & coasts on World Oceans Day/

WEST VANCOUVER, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, together with Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine...


Jun 06, 2019, 18:03 ET Marine search and rescue station to be built in Hartley Bay to increase safety for B.C.'s north coast

OTTAWA, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Through the $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is improving marine safety and protecting Canada's waterways and coasts for today and the future....


Jun 06, 2019, 17:12 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson will announce investments for Canada's oceans & coasts on World Oceans Day

WEST VANCOUVER, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, together with Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine...