Session Description: Transboundary Management and Policy
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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OPP, Oil spill preparedness, Maritime awareness, Canadian Coast Guard initiatives
SSE9: Transboundary Management and Policy
SSE9: Session Description
5-4-2018 12:00 AM
5-4-2018 12:00 AM
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Federal Initiatives: Oceans Protestion Plan