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Groundbreaking Zero-Emission Research Vessel Project Launched by Oceans North, Miawpukek Horizon, Allswater, and MEOPAR

July 17, 2024 HALIFAX—In a significant step towards sustainable marine research and zero-emission ship design, Oceans North, in partnership with Miawpukek Horizon Maritime Services, Allswater, and MEOPAR, is thrilled to announce that it has received project funding from the Government of Canada to design a state-of-the-art, multi-use, zero-emission ocean research vessel. This project will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 20245 Views

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DFO seeks feedback on draft of Atlantic salmon strategy – Atin Ito News

July 15 2024 The strategy aims to enable Atlantic salmon populations to thrive. A draft of it is now posted online. The deadline to make a comment on it is July 30. ‘It’s been a long time coming,’ says Atlantic Salmon Federation spokesperson. The goal of the strategy is to restore and maintain Atlantic salmon […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 20247 Views

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Protecting wild Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador through restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 12, 2024 Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – Canada’s oceans and waterways are home to diverse ecosystems that play an important role in the health of Canadians and the environment. Climate change, pollution, and shipping activities can impact marine life. Through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 20244 Views

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DFO Announces External Review of March 2024 Incident

July 8, 2024 Today, Minster Lebouthillier announced that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) would be undertaking a comprehensive external review of the events of March 26, 2024, where Mi’kmaw harvesters’ gear and clothing were seized and DFO’s Conservation and Protection Officers (C&P) left them without footwear or phones, hours away from home. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202410 Views

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Statement by Minister Lebouthillier on next steps following the March 26 incident in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 8, 2024 Ottawa, Ontario – On March 26, 2024, I was deeply troubled to learn of an incident involving the arrest and release of two Mi’kmaq individuals in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia. The allegations brought forward regarding the treatment of the two individuals are simply unacceptable. Since this incident […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 202413 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard concludes 2024 Summit with the United States Coast Guard

From: Canadian Coast Guard June 27, 2024 Sydney, Nova Scotia – As neighbouring maritime nations, Canada and the United States have long shared knowledge, experience, and best practices on a wide range of coast guard services that help keep our collective mariners safe and protect our coasts and waterways. The 2024 Canada-United States Coast Guard Summit […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202416 Views

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New Ocean Technology Call 2024 | Apply Now

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) has launched a Canada-wide Ocean Technology 2024 program with a Call for Proposals to support development and adoption of Ocean Technology in Canada. This program will provide incremental investment into Ocean Technology solutions aligned with the goals of Ambition 2035, driving Canada’s ocean economy. EOI Deadline: Friday, Sept 6th, 2024, at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 202415 Views

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Three decades after the federal government imposed a Northern cod moratorium, Ottawa approves its return with small increase – NTV News

June 26, 2024 The federal government has announced the historic return of the commercial Northern cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador. This morning, federal fisheries minister Diane Lebouthillier confirmed the end of the Northern cod moratorium off the north and east coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador. This historic decision re-establishes a commercial Northern cod fishery […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 202420 Views

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The government of Canada announces the historic return of the commercial Northern cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 26, 2024 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The government of Canada recognizes the historical, cultural and economic importance of cod to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and is committed to the sustainable management of this iconic species. Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 202422 Views

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Sipekne’katik First Nation granted a temporary adjournment to allow for mediation with the Crown

HALIFAX, NS, June 24, 2024 – A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has granted a joint request from the Sipekne’katik First Nation and the Attorney General of Canada to adjourn trial dates that would have aimed to settle treaty fishing rights disputes. The court has decided to give the involved parties until December 12, 2024, to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202422 Views

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