Protecting our coasts: Oceans Protection Plan

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Canadian coasts and waterways: A workplace for some, a playground for others, and a source of goods, inspiration and pride for us all.



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The Oceans Protection Plan is the largest investment ever made to protect Canada's coasts and waterways, while growing our economy. With this Plan, our future generations will continue to enjoy and benefit from our coasts and waterways the way we do now.



In 2016, we launched the comprehensive, national, $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan. Learn what we have done and are doing under the plan to help keep our waters and coasts safe and clean, for today’s use and for future generations.