will provide 61 small vessels such as small craft, barges, work boats and modern equipment see more
The federal government says new money to build dozens of small vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard is part of a renewal of the agency and will help keep Canada's waterways navigable and safe.
On Thursday, in joint announcements in Vancouver and St. John's, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Ministry of Public Services and Procurement said the federal government would spend $2.5 billion to have companies in Canada build 61 small vessels for the coast guard.
The ministries said the new small vessels, which include small craft, barges and work boats, will allow the coast guard to better operate in shallow coastal waters and inland lakes and rivers where larger ships cannot go.
Marine spatial planning brings together all levels of government, Indigenous partners & stakeholders see more
Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, has launched the new Canada Marine Planning Atlas (the Atlas). The Atlas is an interactive mapping tool that allows users to view and interact with data relevant to marine spatial planning. It includes data on economic, ecological and sociocultural activities that sometimes overlap in Canada’s marine spaces.
Report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans see more
Recently released Report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans conclusions and recommendations re Marine Cargo Container Spills.
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