St. John’s Maritime Rescue Sub-centre to Reopen, CBC reporting
CBC is reporting that federal Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo and the new federal Liberal government will reopen the Maritime Rescue Sub-centre in St. John's.
The Nunavut MP signed the mandate given to him by new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a letter nine days after he was sworn in as the minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
The sub-centre was closed in 2012 despite numerous protests from fishermen’s groups, the FFAW and the Newfoundland and Labrador government.
A Hands-On Experience
The Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University has wrapped up a two month-long, joint collaboration with the Oceans Learning Partnership.
The program offers high school students and their teachers an opportunity to discover the diverse and fascinating world of ocean sciences. The biodiversity lab program gave Biology 2201 students and their teachers a field trip that provided many of the learning outcomes associated with the biodiversity unit of the course.
“The program is an ...