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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...


Mar 13, 2019, 10:40 ET Media Advisory - MP Long to announce investments in coastal research initiatives in Saint John, New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Saint John-Rothesay, Wayne Long, will announce on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the...


Mar 07, 2019, 10:35 ET Government of Canada invests $710,000 in coastal research initiatives in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

ST. ANDREWS, NB, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's marine ecosystems are vital to the livelihoods, well-being and cultural heritage of countless Indigenous and coastal communities. They are home to...


Mar 06, 2019, 14:45 ET Media Advisory - MP Ludwig to announce investments in coastal research initiatives in Southwest New Brunswick

ST. ANDREWS, NB, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, will announce on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard,...


Mar 06, 2019, 11:45 ET Media Advisory - MP Fillmore to make funding announcement on ocean observation at Dalhousie University

HALIFAX, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Halifax and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, Andy Fillmore, on behalf of the Minister of...


Feb 28, 2019, 13:17 ET Government of Canada makes a Significant Investment in the Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq through the Oceans Protection Plan

HALIFAX, Feb. 28, 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. The Member of...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:19 ET Government of Canada announces renewed infrastructure for the Canadian Coast Guard in Saint John

SAINT JOHN, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is investing in new infrastructure for Canadian Coast Guard operations.The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in one of the safest...


Oct 22, 2018, 17:21 ET Media Advisory - Ministerial Roundtable on North Atlantic Right Whales

DARTMOUTH, NS, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will host a Ministerial Roundtable on North Atlantic Right Whales....


Oct 22, 2018, 13:26 ET Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia fund projects to boost innovation in the fish and seafood sector

LUNENBURG, NS, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada is home to the longest coastline in the entire world – and this resource creates jobs and sustains livelihoods across our country. In the province of Nova...


Oct 22, 2018, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Provincial Minister Keith Colwell and M.P. Bernadette Jordan will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement in Lunenburg/

LUNENBURG, NS, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - On October 22, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Keith Colwell, Provincial...


Oct 19, 2018, 08:51 ET Media Advisory - Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Provincial Minister Keith Colwell and M.P. Bernadette Jordan will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement in Lunenburg

LUNENBURG, NS, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - On October 22, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Keith Colwell, Provincial...


Oct 18, 2018, 17:20 ET Media Advisory - Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to Speak on Health of the Oceans

HALIFAX, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be at Dalhousie University for a panel discussion on how to make...