Gulf of St. Lawrence Integrated Management Area

The Gulf of St. Lawrence Integrated Management (GOSLIM) initiative fosters coordination between the various initiatives carried out by stakeholders and authorities involved in protecting the Gulf of St. Lawrence marine environment.

Boundary of Gulf of St. Lawrence

The process involves:

As this initiative unfolds, key Aboriginal organizations, industry representatives, and other stakeholders with vested interests in the projects or initiatives will be consulted in order to take into account their social, cultural, ecological and economic values into the management of human activities in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The  Gulf of St. Lawrence Integrated Management Plan [PDF] is a collaboration between federal government departments, provincial governments and Aboriginal organizations and covers a vast maritime region of Eastern Canada that encompasses the entire Gulf of St. Lawrence, including the Upper and Lower St. Lawrence estuaries.

To learn more about the Government of Canada's efforts to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence, please visit the following resources below.

Marine Protected Areas within the Gulf of St. Lawrence Integrated Management Area

Proposed Future Sites - Areas of Interest (AOI)

Publications

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