Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: Jonathan Wilkinson

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...

Government of Canada Purchases Equipment to Protect Oceans and Waterways

Public Services and Procurement Canada has purchased equipment on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard to help it protect Canada’s oceans and waterways. "Our Government...

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Implements Strategy to Curb Use of Plastics

A new policy to curb the purchase and use of single-use plastics was announced at an employee town hall by the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson,...

Canadian Coast Guard Receives Federal Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

The Government of Canada has awarded a major contract for infrastructure upgrades to ensure that the Canadian Coast Guard is equipped with the modern...

Canada to Undertake Risk Assessment of Abandoned Vessels

The Government of Canada has awarded a contract to undertake an assessment of risks related to vessels of concern in Canadian waterways. Public Services and...

Government Identifies New Initiatives to Improve Aquaculture Management

The Government of Canada has determined that it will move forward on a suite of initiatives intended to ensure the country’s aquaculture sector is...

Agreement in Principle Reached on Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area

Since early 2018, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and the Government of Canada have been negotiating an Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) for...

Baithfish Primer App to Help Protect Waterways from Invasive Species

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has launched their guide for identify legal and illegal live bait, the Baitfish Primer, as an app. The app allows...

Canada Joins International Efforts for Coastal Resilience in the Pacific Region

Canada will work with the international community to build resilience to climate change in the Pacific region. Announced by Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the...

Canada Updates Aquatic Invasive Species Tracking Website

The Government of Canada has updated its digital mapping for tracking aquatic invasive species across the country. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has updated and improved...

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