Canada Aims to Improve Ocean Health

Tuesday, October 09, 2007
The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, announced a five-year commitment, including more than $60m in initiative, by Canada's New Government to the Health of the Oceans Initiative. The investments are expected to improve ocean health and the economic health of coastal communities. Reportedly, Transport Canada will invest $23.85m under this initiative and Canada's New Government is adding $42.5m to the $19.0m announced in Budget 2007 for Canada's National Water Strategy.

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