Oceans Protection Plan

Protecting our coasts for future generations

Safer marine traffic

Developing effective marine safety systems, introducing regulations and policies to prevent marine incidents and ship-source pollution.

Stronger incident prevention and response

Preparing for all types of marine incidents, improving our ability to work with Indigenous Peoples, coastal communities, the marine industry, and scientists, being ready to respond effectively.


Better protected coastal ecosystems

Protecting and restoring marine ecosystems for future generations, introducing measures to protect marine species.

Stronger partnerships with Indigenous and coastal communities

Partnering with Indigenous Peoples and Canadians to improve our marine safety system, facilitating participation in engagement sessions and emergency marine response programs, Northern Low-Impact Shipping Corridors Initiative.


Careers bringing you closer to Canada’s coasts and waterways

Learn about different marine-related career opportunities and tips for applying for Government jobs.



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