Session Title

Session Description: Transboundary Management and Policy

Session Description

Oceans Protection Plan

Session Chair: Lorraine Gill

Session Code: Boundary3

SESSION DESCRIPTION: This session is focused on several initiatives under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan

The Oceans Protection Plan highlights the Canadian Government’s new direction on marine safety and shipping, one dedicated to ensuring marine shipping takes place in a manner that protects our environment while generating economic growth. It is backed by the largest investment ever made in our oceans ‐ $1.5 billion dollars, and will focus on four priority areas:

  • A world-leading marine safety system, which will improve how we prevent and respond to marine incidents
  • Protecting the marine environment by preserving and restoring marine ecosystems
  • Strengthening Indigenous partnerships; and
  • Investing in science and local knowledge to produce a stronger evidence base

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Keywords

OPP, Oil spill preparedness, Maritime awareness, Canadian Coast Guard initiatives

Conference Track

SSE9: Transboundary Management and Policy

Document Type

Event

SSEC Identifier

SSE9: Session Description

Start Date

5-4-2018 12:00 AM

End Date

5-4-2018 12:00 AM

Type of Presentation

Oral

Contributing Repository

Digital content made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Geographic Coverage

Salish Sea (B.C. and Wash.)

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Language

English

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