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Our oceans are in trouble and Canada's government isn't doing anything to protect them

Canada's government isn't doing anything worth its weight in gold or green to protect our oceans.

When you consider that 40 per cent of Canada's jurisdictional area is ocean you would think that our government would be paying more attention. Climate change has hit home with Canadians, but the effects are not only on our land and air. Our oceans are affected too. And with big changes coming at us we need to take a more careful approach to how we manage our oceans.

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Our oceans are in trouble and Canada's government isn't doing anything to protect them

Canada's government isn't doing anything worth its weight in gold or green to protect our oceans.

When you consider that 40 per cent of Canada's jurisdictional area is ocean you would think that our government would be paying more attention. Climate change has hit home with Canadians, but the effects are not only on our land and air. Our oceans are affected too. And with big changes coming at us we need to take a more careful approach to how we manage our oceans.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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