Friday, October 30, 2020

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Government of Canada Announces Next Step to Remove Vessel from Port...

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A step toward the permanent removal of the vessel Cormorant located in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia has been announced by the Government of Canada. “This issue...

Government of Canada Invests in Equipment to Respond to Environmental Spills

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Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is investing in the Canadian Coast Guard to ensure it has modern equipment needed to...

Canada Contributes Disproportionately to the Global Plastic Disaster: Report

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A new report by Oceana Canada indicates that the amount of plastic waste Canada generates is disproportionately contributing to the amount of plastic waste...

Minister Jordan Addresses OECD on Need for More Sustainable Blue Economy

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The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Bernadette Jordan, addressed the need for a more sustainable blue economy at a launch...

Melanie Nadeau Joins Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship as CEO

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Melanie Nadeau, P. Eng., has been appointed chief executive officer of the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE). Jim King, chair of the COVE...

Minister Jordan Recognizes Importance of Growing Canada’s Blue Economy

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The Government of Canada recognizes that, as our economy starts to open up, it will be more important than ever to chart a course...

Canada Joins Global Ocean Alliance

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Canada has joined the Global Ocean Alliance, according to an announcement made by Bernadette Jordan, the minister of fisheries, oceans, and the Canadian Coast...

Small Businesses to Help Reduce Ghost Gear in Oceans

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Over eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans each year—including lost and abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost...

Choices Made Now Critical for the Future of Our Ocean and...

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The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious, and coordinated action to address unprecedented and...

B.C. Businesses Helping to Tackle Plastic Pollution in Oceans

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Canada’s minister of public services and procurement and accessibility, Carla Qualtrough, announced that two businesses based in British Columbia (B.C.) are each receiving a...

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