Guidance and Lessons Learned for Canada’s Marine Protected Areas Networks: Proceedings of a National Workshop held in Ottawa in January 2008

Guidance and Lessons Learned for Canada’s Marine Protected Areas Networks: Proceedings of a National Workshop held in Ottawa in January 2008

Guidance and Lessons Learned for Canada’s Marine Protected Areas Networks: Proceedings of a National Workshop held in Ottawa in January 2008

Summary:  …Following an extensive period of consultation and parliamentary committee debate, the Oceans Act came into force on 31 January 1997. The Act established Canada as the first country with comprehensive oceans-management legislation. Canada has begun to implement its Oceans Act.

Authors: Fisheries & Oceans Canada, WWF-Canada

Date: 2009

Geography: INT-Canada

Source or Agency: Not Applicable

Organization: Fisheries & Oceans Canada, WWF-Canada

Document Type: Case Study

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