Fisheries and Oceans Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Sylvie Pelletier. She has over 30 years of experience in the federal public service, mainly with the Canadian Coast Guard, where she has headed the Central and Arctic Region programs since 2012.
Coral and sponge communities play a critical role in the health of ecosystems by providing shelter, as well as nursery, spawning and breeding grounds for numerous aquatic species. But corals and sponges are sensitive to human activities. It is therefore important to protect them.
When a Canadian Coast Guard ship such as the CCGS Pierre Radisson heads for the Arctic, it is for a long time. Managing food consumption on this voyage is a logistical feat. There must be enough food to last throughout unforeseen events while limiting food waste and unnecessary costs.
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