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Policy Briefing: Ocean Ressources
These changes threaten our environment and the future of our fisheries. 


As a coastal nation, Canada has a responsibility to ocean stewardship which must be taken seriously.
We continue to build on successful initiatives and focus our efforts on sustainable, healthy fisheries and ocean spaces.
Officials seek to allay fears of radioactive, industrial waste and human remains washing up on North American shores.
The federal government’s aim is to ‘untangle the complex web of rules and procedures’ for some 500 major resource projects estimated at $500-billion.
Leading marine expert says the reforms give Cabinet, Minister greater authority with less oversight.
Three ocean regions have been listed by DFO as ‘areas of interest’ for marine protection for 14 years.

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