Keith Ashfield, PC, MP (born March 28, 1952) is a Canadian politician. He is the MP for the electoral district of Fredericton, and was appointed Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) in the Cabinet of Canada afterwards. In a cabinet shuffle on January 19, 2010, while retaining that portfolio, he was also appointed Minister of National Revenue and Minister of the Atlantic Gateway. He was appointed Minister of Fisheries and Oceans on May 18, 2011.
Ashfield was a school trustee for a number of years and was first a candidate for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the 1991 election. A Progressive Conservative, Ashfield placed third with Confederation of Regions candidate Max White being victorious.
Ashfield was again a candidate in ...
The P.E.I. mussel industry has received a major boost from government.
Federal Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island Gail Shea announced Wednesday that Ottawa will invest almost $970,000 to support three innovative aquaculture programs on the Island.
Confederation Cove Mussel Co. in Borden-Carleton will receive $505,773 for a project to develop and improve the grading process in Canadian mussel plants. The Province contributed $42,225 from the P.E.I. Aquaculture and Fisheries Research Initiative to the development and testing of this grading ...
The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, issued the following statement today in Washington, D.C., following key meetings with U.S. Administration officials on important bilateral and multilateral fisheries management and related issues:
"The status of the Canada-U.S. Pacific Albacore Treaty was top of mind. I reiterated Canada's desire to continue negotiating its prompt renewal so that both Canada and the United States can continue to benefit from this valuable longstanding arrangement.
"The Treaty is an excellent example of cross-border cooperation that has helped ...
The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, was in Pickering, Ontario, today to participate in a Bring Back the Salmon event. The Minister was joined by Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Ontario Power Generation, and students from Holy Redeemer Elementary and Pine Ridge Secondary schools and Sir Sandford Fleming to stock one-year old Atlantic Salmon into Duffin's Creek.
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