Joyce Murray
Hon. Joyce Murray
Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra
2020 Measures to Protect Southern Resident Killer Whales
May 7, 2020

Today, Minister Garneau, Minister Jordan, and Minister Wilkinson announced this year's protective measures to support the survival and recovery of the Southern Resident killer whale. The measures announced today focus on the primary threats to the SRKW, such as prey availability and accessibility, acoustic and physical disturbance, and contaminants. As in previous years, this year's measures once again reflect the advice from First Nations, industry, and public consultations.

Measures led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada include:

Measures led by Transport Canada include:

Measures led by Environment and Climate Change Canada include:

For more information, see here, and here

For Q&A on today's announcement and a map, please see here.

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