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    Correspondence Received

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, the Government of Nunavut, and the Makivik Corporation provided information on the ongoing initiative to develop federal fisheries regulations for Nunavut and adjacent marine areas, including the Nunavik Marine Region. The associated correspondence is available in the ‘Correspondence’ tab. The…

    Canadian Coast Guard 2019 Season Underway

    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) announced that its 2019 Arctic operational season has commenced and will run until late December 2019. The CCG’s associated News Release is available at…

    News Release

    The Nunavut Marine Council (NMC) has published a new 5-year Strategic Plan. The News Release can be viewed through the documents tab and the NMC Strategic Plan can be viewed through the Strategic Planning tab or in the Happening Now section.

    Report Published

    In 2018, the Canadian Coast Guard published its annual Radio Aids to Marine Navigation report

    Report Available

    The Literature Review for the Review of Cumulative Effects Management Concepts and International Frameworks is now available. To receive copies, please contact the Transport Canada Cumulative Effects team at The executive summary of the report is available at

    Cumulative Effects of Marine Shipping Initiative

    Through the Cumulative Effects of Marine Shipping initiative, the Government of Canada is working with Indigenous peoples, local stakeholders and coastal communities to better understand the effects of these activities on coastal environments.

    Final Report Issued

    The National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards has issued the Final Report of the National Advisory Panel on MPA Standards, available online at

    Report Release Oceans Protection Plan

    On November 7, 2018 the Government of Canada celebrated the second anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan by releasing a Report to Canadians which outlines what has been accomplished in the past two years with the Oceans Protection Plan. The Report can be accessed at

    Report Released

    The Interim Report of the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards is now available online at:

    Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas

    Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas, produced by Oceans North and its partners, provides an overview of the marine mammals, seabirds, fish and other wildlife that thrive in our northern waters – and highlights the importance of a healthy ecosystem for the people who live there. The Atlas can be accessed at and…