Progress in implementing integrated management of Canada’s oceans

Petition: 354

Issue(s): Aboriginal affairs, federal provincial relations, fisheries, governance, natural resources

Petitioner(s): Canadian organization

Petitioner Location(s): Victoria, British Columbia

Date Received: 25 November 2013

Status: Completed—Response(s) to petition received

Summary: The petitioner is concerned with the federal government’s progress in implementing integrated management of Canada’s oceans, in particular the management of the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area. The petitioner asks what the government is doing to integrate oceans management in the areas of fishing, shipping, ocean protection, and natural resource development. The petitioner also requests information about the government’s consultations with regional stakeholders, its cooperation with other jurisdictions, and the resources it has allocated to oceans management.

Federal Departments Responsible for Reply: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Natural Resources Canada, Transport Canada