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April 7, 2021

Transport Canada to fund Innovation Maritime’s recyclable boat project

As part of the Oceans Protection Plan, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has announced $200,000 in funding to Innovation Maritime, a Green Marine partner, to develop a recyclable boat. The funding is intended to assist in the design and development of boats that are more respectful of oceans and to address the burden of dismantling boats […]

Transport Canada to fund Innovation Maritime’s recyclable boat project
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Bilateral arrangement – United States – Transports Canada
February 25, 2021

Bilateral arrangement – United States – Transports Canada

Transport Canada and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have pledged to reinvigorate bilateral cooperation to limit the environmental impacts from all transport modes to limit greenhouse gases and climate change. Omar Alghabra, Canada’s Minister of Transport, and U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg issued the statement pledging to work together. The pledge is to “build […]

New toolkit developed to reduce shipping impacts on marine protected areas
February 19, 2021

New toolkit developed to reduce shipping impacts on marine protected areas

WWF-Canada, West Coast Environmental Law and East Coast Environmental Law have created a toolkit to raise awareness regarding marine protected areas (MPAs) as well as identify possible ways to reduce the impacts from shipping. Marine protection in Canada is increasing in terms of societal importance and research-based understanding and responses. Marine species face a number […]

Canadian government puts forward 2021 measures to protect the North Atlantic right whale
February 18, 2021

Canadian government puts forward 2021 measures to protect the North Atlantic right whale

Determined to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale, the Government of Canada has taken steps towards this goal for the year ahead. Announced in February by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada, these strong measures are designed to help the recovery of the species, which now numbers only about […]

Canada and British Columbia fund new projects to protect Pacific salmon
February 1, 2021

Canada and British Columbia fund new projects to protect Pacific salmon

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and the Province of British Columbia have confirmed more than $4 million in funding to support four additional projects to help restore B.C. salmon habitat. Protecting and restoring wild fish habitat and stocks is a priority for both the federal and provincial governments. The investments form the […]

WSP Canada helping Canadian government to monitor North Atlantic right whales
January 26, 2021

WSP Canada helping Canadian government to monitor North Atlantic right whales

The Government of Canada is investing $5.3 million in several Canadian companies, including Green Marine partner WSP Canada, to develop innovative solutions to monitor North Atlantic right whales within Canadian waters and predict their movement. To protect this endangered species, the Government of Canada is turning to the space industry to detect these whales and […]

DERA grant funding opportunity
January 18, 2021

DERA grant funding opportunity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approximately $46 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funds available. The funds will serve to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from existing fleets of older diesel engines in the United States. Between 40 and 70 awards of funding are expected. Since 2018, 152 DERA grants have […]

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