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PM Taking Action for Joint Management of Offshore Resources

Posted October 16, 2014

Under Economic Issues

(PMO)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, in the presence of Jean D’Amour, Minister for Transport and the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy, Minister responsible for the Bas-Saint-Laurent region and Minister responsible for the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region, today announced that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are in a good position to table the legislative framework to implement the Canada-Quebec Accord, signed in 2011, for the joint management of petroleum resources in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Read more here.