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Quebec Bulletin
August-September 2017/Volume 20/Number 4

August-September 2017

Close-up photo of Minister Dominic LeBlanc

Minister LeBlanc Returns to Quebec

On June 9, 2017, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, continued his Quebec tour, which began in April. This time, he travelled to Québec and Mont-Joli.

Photo showing one of the two autonomous hydrographic surface vehicles (catamaran-style) on the water

Hydrography: a Real Revolution in Perspective

The acquisition of two autonomous hydrographic surface vehicles by the Canadian Hydrographic Service could very well be a revolution. These jewels of technology make it possible to design the hydrography of tomorrow... today!

Photo showing the beluga being transported by several people on a stretcher after it was removed from the river

An Uncommon Visitor to a New Brunswick River

This summer, a young Beluga whale was trapped in Népisiguit River, in New Brunswick, for several days. Transported by truck and by plane, the whale was eventually relocated to its natural habitat, the St. Lawrence Estuary. Relive his extraordinary journey.