Dhaliwal Appoints New Members To Fisheries Resource Conservation Council

OTTAWA — Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the appointments and re-appointments of members of the Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC), effective January 1, 2002. Appointed to the Council are Douglas Johnston, Prince Edward Island, Jean-Jacques Maguire, Quebec and Karl Sullivan from Newfoundland. Re-appointed are Fred Woodman as Chairman, Bruce Chapman, Jean Guy…

$480,000 Investment In Aquaculture Training Programs

QUEBEC Â- Georges Farrah, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Herb Dhaliwal, today announced the government of CanadaÂ’s decision to provide $480,000 for the development of a French-language training program for Francophones studying aquaculture at LÂ’Acadie college in Petit de Grat, Nova Scotia. This new training program will enable this institutionÂ’s French-speaking students to…

Port Of Old Harry Renovation Study

QUEBEC Â- Georges Farrah, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Herb Dhaliwal, today announced the government of CanadaÂ’s decision to award $50,000 to the Port of Old Harry Development Committee for a socioeconomic feasibility study to analyse various future harbour use alternatives for this English-speaking locality in the Magdalen Islands. Mr. Farrah noted that…

2001-2002 Recipients Of The Recreational Fisheries Awards Announced

December 17, 2001 OTTAWA — Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today congratulated the recipients of CanadaÂ’s Recreational Fisheries Awards for 2001-2002. The awards are presented to Canadian individuals and organizations in recognition of their work to protect and enhance recreational fisheries and their habitat, improve fishing opportunities and encourage industry and tourism development. “I…

Dhaliwal Announces Strong Commitment Torebuild And Protect Rockfish Stocks

Vancouver Â- The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and MP for Vancouver-South Burnaby, today announced that strong measures for rebuilding rockfish stocks will be put in place by April 2002 to protect these populations for future generations, particularly for the Strait of Georgia and Johnstone Strait. Scientific data reveal that rockfish populations are…

Dhaliwal Announces Two New Search And Rescue Lifeboat Stations Selected For British Columbia

Vancouver, BC Â- The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and MP for Vancouver South-Burnaby, announced today that the Canadian Coast Guard will establish two new search and rescue (SAR) lifeboat stations in the communities of Shearwater on the central coast and Sandspit on Queen Charlotte Islands for the north coast area of British…

Dhaliwal Promotes Concerted Action On Oceans At International Conference In ParisOf Bluefin Tuna

OTTAWA — The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today addressed an international gathering at the Oceans and Coasts Conference at Rio+10 in Paris by calling for united global action to protect the worldÂ’s oceans. The conference is taking place from December 3 through 7, 2001. The conference brings governments and non-governmental organizations together to…