Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: Jonathan Wilkinson

Canada and Saskatchewan Announce Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

Funding for two water and wastewater projects serving nine communities in Northern Saskatchewan was announced by Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of fisheries, oceans, and the...

Cowichan Valley Regional District Receives Funding for Water Supply Study

A major grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Province of British Columbia will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to explore...

Canada Tackles Ghost Fishing Gear in Oceans

Every year, 640,000 tons of abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, enters Canada’s oceans. Ghost fishing gear can stay...

Twenty Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C. Receive $14.88 Million in Funding

More than $14.88 million in federal and provincial funding has been announced to support 20 flood mitigation projects in British Columbia (B.C.). The announcement was...

Federal Ministers Educated on Great Lakes Protection

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould visited the Canada Centre for...

Asian Carp Monitoring Launches for 2019

Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s annual on-water operations to detect the presence of Asian carp species in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes has...

Canada’s Climate is Warming Twice as Fast as Global Average

The newly released Canada’s Changing Climate Report provides the first in-depth, stand-alone assessment of how and why Canada’s climate has changed, and what changes...

Gov’t of Canada Invests in Research to Protect Waters from Oil...

Six international organizations will receive more than $4.1 million for research projects that will help improve protocols and decision-making to minimize the environmental impacts...

Gov’t of Canada Releases Study on Risk of Grass Carp to...

Grass carp, one of four species of Asian carp, has the potential to disrupt the Great Lakes ecosystem and economy unless their spread is...

Government of Canada Takes Action to Protect Aquatic Species at Risk

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada is formally launching the...

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