The harbour project will consist of the construction of a service area, dredging and the installation of steel pipe piles. The project will begin in 2015-2016.
New Brunswickharbour projects will be announced at a later date. Quick Facts -- Fisheries and Oceans Canadaundertakes projects in cooperation with the local harbour authorities that manage and operate the facilities for local users. -- Economic Action Plan 2014 provided an additional $40 millionover two years for repair, construction and maintenance projects at Canada'ssmall craft harbours. -- The Small Craft Harbours Program is responsible for over 1000 small craft harbours across Canada. -- Small craft harbours support nearly 90% of all commercial fishing landings in Canada. In 2012, the landed value of New Brunswickcommercial fisheries was valued at over $200 million.
"This important infrastructure project will ensure that
Member of Parliament John Williamson
"Small craft harbours are critical for the Canadian fishing industry, an important part of our culture and economy. This investment at
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Small Craft Harbours
Harper Government invests in
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Frank StanekMedia Relations Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa613-990-7537 Sophie DoucetDirector of Communications Office of the Minister Fisheries and Oceans Canada613-992-3474 Source: Canada'sEconomic Action Plan