Canada’s coasts and waterways are part of our identity.
For some of us, they’re a workplace. For others, they’re a place to call home. But to all Canadians, they’re a source of life, inspiration, and pride.
That’s why the Government of Canada launched the Oceans Protection Plan in 2016.
Since then, our coasts and waterways are better protected from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
There are over 50 initiatives under the Plan, and they have:
- made marine shipping safer
- built stronger partnerships with Indigenous and coastal communities on marine safety
- improved training, prevention, and response to marine incidents
- and increased protection and restoration of our marine ecosystems
The list goes on, but one thing is for certain: Canada’s coasts and waterways are safer and healthier for everyone.
Thanks to the Oceans Protection Plan, all Canadians are working together to protect our oceans for generations to come.
There is more to know. Visit Canada.ca/protecting-our-coasts