Dhaliwal Announces Extended Mandate Of The Office Of The Commissioner For Aquaculture Development

OTTAWA — The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the mandate for the Office of the Commissioner for Aquaculture Development (OCAD), as well as the term for Commissioner Yves Bastien, will be extended to March 31, 2004. “With the CommissionerÂ’s leadership, we have achieved excellent progress in developing policies and programs…

Tobin Announces Investment Of $8.7 MillionFor Harbours Projects At Small Craft HarboursIn Newfoundland

BONAVISTA–TRINITY–CONCEPTION Â- The Honourable Brian Tobin, Minister of Industry and Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Trinity-Conception, announced today on behalf of the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the federal government will invest $8.7 million in harbour improvements at several fishing harbours in Newfoundland. “This investment demonstrates the governmentÂ’s commitment to maintain a system of…

Fisheries And Oceans Canada Invests In Selective Fishingprojects For 2001

VANCOUVER Â- Today the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and MP for Vancouver-Burnaby South, announced that First Nations and commercial selective fishing projects will receive $160,000 in funding this year through the Selective Fisheries Program. Of the total 31 First Nations and commercial proposals received this year, 17 have been approved-in-principle to test…

Dhaliwal Establishes Industry Advisory Committee For The Licence Retirement Program

OTTAWA — Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the establishment of an Industry Advisory Committee to advise Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) on the delivery of the Licence Retirement Program, a key component of the Fisheries Access Program under the federal governmentÂ’s response to the Marshall decision. “By sitting down together, rolling up…

Dhaliwal Maintains Existing Atlantic Groundfish Management Measures For 2001 In The Gulf Of St. Lawrence

OTTAWA — The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced management measures and Total Allowable Catches (TACs) for groundfish stocks in the Gulf ofSt. Lawrence. The announcement follows recommendations made to the Minister by the Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC) in its April 18, 2001 report. The Minister has accepted all of the…

Mcguire Announces Federal Investment Of $3.1 Million For Projects At Fishing Harbours InPrince Edward Island

SUMMERSIDE Â- Joe McGuire, Member of Parliament for Egmont, announced today on behalf of the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the federal government will invest $3.1 million in harbour improvements at several fishing harbours in Prince Edward Island. “This investment reflects the Government of CanadaÂ’s commitment to providing a network of safe…

Hubbard Announces Federal Investment Of $1.6 Million For Improvements At Small Craft Harbours In Miramichi, New Brunswick

MIRAMICHI — Charles Hubbard, Member of Parliament for the constituency of Miramichi, announced today on behalf of the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the federal government will invest $1.6 million in harbour improvements at several fishing harbours in New Brunswick. “I am pleased to announce this $1.6 million in federal funding to…

Dhaliwal Announces Re-Appointments To North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC)

Vancouver — The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and MP for Vancouver South-Burnaby, has announced two re-appointments to the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC). The first of the two re-appointees is Gerald Kristianson, who has been heavily involved in West Coast fisheries issues in a variety of capacities since the 1980s. For instance,…