New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Federal Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Provincial Minister Keith Colwell and M.P. Bernadette Jordan will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement in Lunenburg

On October 22, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Keith Colwell, Provincial Minister of …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to speak on health of the oceans

Halifax, Nova Scotia — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be at Dalhousie University for a panel discussion …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Atlantic Fisheries Fund – $732,645 for eight shellfish growers and processing companies on Prince Edward Island

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island are pleased to announce funding of $732,645 for eight shellfish growers and processing companies …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Government of Canada and Prince Edward Island provide over $700 000 to shellfish farms under the Atlantic Fisheries Fund

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — The Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island announced a total contribution of $732,645 to eight shellfish growers …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Minister Wilkinson launches International Year of the Salmon with announcements to protect Pacific wild salmon

Vancouver, British Columbia — Wild salmon are an iconic species that hold significant cultural value to Canadians. The International Year of the Salmon aims to …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Minister Wilkinson discusses protecting the Southern Resident Killer Whale with BC Premier Horgan and Washington Governor Inslee

October 10, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario – Today, Minister Wilkinson met with Washington State Governor Inslee and BC Premier John Horgan in Vancouver. They discussed the …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

The Mi’gmaq Maliseet Aboriginal Fisheries Management Association is forging ahead with sustainable, innovative management of marine resources

More than $2.7 million from the Government of Canada will help support innovative, structuring projects in three Indigenous communities in the Gaspé Peninsula October 10, …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Fact sheet: Restoration of important coastal habitats for the Mi’gmaq communities of Gespeg and Gesgapegiag and the Maliseet of Viger

The Mi’gmaq Maliseet Aboriginal Fisheries Management Association (MMAFMA) will receive $800,000 over four years for a project to help restore coastal habitats for fish on …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Fact sheet: Multi-species Fishing School Boat

As part of the Skills and Partnership Fund (SPF) program, the Mi’gmaq Maliseet Aboriginal Fisheries Management Association (MMAFMA) multi-species fishing school boat will provide training-to-employment …

New Marine Refuges in Canada’s Atlantic Ocean 

Backgrounder: SALAWEG – Canada.ca

The Mi’gmaq Maliseet Aboriginal Fisheries Management Association (MMAFMA) undertook its Baie-des-Chaleurs marine macroalgae conversion project following a study on emergent species that had been commissioned …

Minister McKenna and Minister Phillips renew commitment to strong environmental monitoring and protection in Alberta’s oil sands

Government of Canada to make important announcement during Canada’s launch of International Year of the Salmon

Vancouver, BC – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will make an important announcement about the protection of …