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DFO Deep Dive podcast series


Take a deep dive into the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ (DFO) new podcast series all about safeguarding our waters and managing Canada's fisheries and oceans resources.


Care about Canada’s endangered whales? Interested in how you can help protect our oceans? Want to know more about what fishery officers do? If so, join Lauren and Mikey as they sit down with DFO’s ocean experts and go in-depth on questions around the ocean environment and its inhabitants.

Stay tuned for new episodes as we explore a variety of topics, including DFO’s role in protecting Canada’s oceans, ecosystems and fisheries, supporting and learning from Indigenous communities, how conservation and protection officers contribute to the safety and cleanliness of our oceans, and many more!

Please share your ideas and comments by sending an email to DFODeepDive-BaladEauduMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Trailer – DFO Deep Dive

April 27, 2022 – 01:10 min.

Trailer – Audio transcript

(Underwater whale calls)

Lauren (Co-Host): What kind of whale is making that sound?

Mikey (Co-Host): What is the typical day in the life of a fishery officer?

Lauren: Is that floating island of garbage in the ocean a real thing?

Mikey: What is a blue economy, anyway?

Lauren: Why can’t I flush a goldfish down the toilet?

Mikey: Did you know that 71% of the globe is covered by water?

Lauren: But what are we doing to keep our oceans clean?

Take a deep dive into Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s newest podcast series all about safeguarding our waters and managing Canada’s fisheries and ocean resources.

I’m Lauren Ehrenworth.

Mikey: I’m Mikey Rouleau.

Lauren: Tune in as we explore a variety of topics, such as our role in protecting Canada’s oceans, which is also home to the longest coastline in the world, what fishery officers do to help our communities and keep our waters safe, what we do to support and learn from Indigenous communities... and so much more.

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Episodes

Episode 2- The one a-boat fishery officers - part 2

Episode 2- The one a-boat fishery officers - part 2

In part two of our series, Lauren and Mikey discuss training and skills with fishery officer Jillian MacPhee, as well as interesting and exciting stories from out on the water. Following that, Heather McCready, Director General of Conservation and Protection at DFO outlines what goes into recruitment of officers as well as some of the great work they do in our communities.

May 4, 2022

00:29:39 min.

Episode 1 - The one a-boat fishery officers - Part 1

Play Episode 1 - The One A-boat Fishery Officers (Part 1)

Join Lauren and Mikey as they sit down with Jillian MacPhee, a fishery officer in PEI, to discuss how she got into the field and why she loves her job; Heather McCready, Director General of Conservation and Protection at DFO, discusses how her unique career path led her to this department, and what goes into being a fishery officer.

April 27, 2022

00:17:32 min.

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