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New DFO Minister Committed to Supporting the Ocean-Based Economy in Atlantic Canada

From investing more in science, refining stock rebuilding plans, to capitalizing on opportunities for innovation, Canada’s newest Minister of Fisheries and the Canadian Coast Guard Joyce Murray says she is “really committed to supporting the ocean-based economy in Atlantic Canada because it is so critical to so many communities.” The Vancouver area Member of Parliament was appointed the federal fisheries minister after last fall’s federal election. In an interview with The Navigator, ...

East Coast Industry Extends the Olive Branch to New Fisheries Minister

Above photo: Lonnie Snow   The Atlantic Canadian fishing industry, at least initially, has rolled out the welcome mat for the newly-minted federal Fisheries Minister. Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray was appointed Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on Oct. 26. First elected in 2008, she has previously served as Minister of Digital Government and as President of the Treasury Board. “We are looking forward to connecting with the Honorable Joyce ...