Industry Reps Pleased Jordan Handed Federal Fisheries Portfolio
Above: Bernadette Jordan. Photo courtesy of bjordan.liberal.ca
The appointment of South Shore-St. Margaret’s Member of Parliament Bernadette Jordan as the new federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has industry representatives in Nova Scotia optimistic.
“I’m just as happy as I can be,” said Kevin Ross, president of Brazil Rock 33/34 fishermen’s association. “I’ve worked a lot with her in the last three years. She’s gotten me meetings with ...
Minister Announces Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan in Eastern Canada
Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has announced the details of a $1.5-billion national Oceans Protection Plan.
The Plan improves marine safety and responsible shipping, protects Canada's marine environment, and creates stronger partnerships with Indigenous and coastal communities. The plan meets or exceeds international standards and is supported by commitments to Indigenous co-management, environmental protections, and science-based standards....