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THE QUEBEC REGION BULLETIN
FEBRUARY - MARCH 2012/VOLUME 15/NUMBER 1

Acoustic image of the Lady Grey wreck ST. LAWRENCE RIVERBED REVEALED
IN THE PORT OF QUÉBEC

In 2010, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, through the Canadian Hydrographic Service, conducted hydrographic surveys to update data on the water depth of the St. Lawrence River in the Québec area. The images revealed interesting topographic and geographic features.

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CCGS Voyageur The Canadian Coast Guard celebrates
50 years of service

Over the last 50 years, with the support of all employees past and present, the Canadian Coast Guard has met countless challenges and developed recognized expertise, notably with respect to evolving icebreaking services.

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The St. Lawrence Action Plan 2011-2026: The St. Lawrence Action Plan 2011-2026
The adventure continues!

In November 2011, federal and provincial governments signed the Canada-Québec Agreement on the St. Lawrence 2011-2026, also known as the St. Lawrence Action Plan. It is the fifth agreement between the two levels of government dedicated to the protection and sustainable development of the St. Lawrence. CONTINUED...


Fred Metallic Successful workshop with
First Nations

The third annual Fisheries and Oceans Canada meeting, in cooperation with the First Nations of the Gaspé Peninsula and Lower St. Lawrence, was held on January 11, 12 and 13, 2012; this year, the roles were reversed. CONTINUED...


2011 Commercial fisheries
Preliminary results

The preliminary results for the 2011 commercial fishing season in Quebec show total landings of 52,677 t with a value of $144 million. The 2011 season was marked by a 5-percent drop in landing volume and a 24-percent increase in value.

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