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Canada’s tourism industry needs marine management, protection

The stability and long-term growth of B.C.’s marine tourism economy directly depends on protecting marine environments and ensuring they stay healthy into the future. Jobs and coastal economies stand to benefit when we choose to conserve some of the most iconic and unique marine habitats in B.C. and the world.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
It’s the environment: There is a misperception that environmental conservation can only come at the expense of the economy.

 

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Canada’s tourism industry needs marine management, protection

The stability and long-term growth of B.C.’s marine tourism economy directly depends on protecting marine environments and ensuring they stay healthy into the future. Jobs and coastal economies stand to benefit when we choose to conserve some of the most iconic and unique marine habitats in B.C. and the world.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
It’s the environment: There is a misperception that environmental conservation can only come at the expense of the economy.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, December 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

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