World Oceans Day is June 8

Cities and Towns In Action

USA
President Obama proclaimed June as National Oceans Month in the United States. Congratulations to President Obama for his leadership.
http://www.projectaware.org/

Plastic Bags Banned

Canada and United States:

Austin, Texas

Boston, Massachusetts

California, State of

Chicago, Illinois

Hawaii, State of

Hoboken, New Jersey

Jersey City, New Jersey

Los Angeles, California

Montreal, Quebec

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Prince Edward Island, Province of

Rossland, British Columbia

St. John's, Newfoundland

San Francisco, California

Seattle, Washington

Victoria, British Columbia

Europe:

Denmark

England

Germany

Scotland

Wales

South America:

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Asia:

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Malaysia

Taiwan

Africa:

Botswana

Cameroon

Ethiopia

Kenya

Malawi

Mali

Morocco

Rwanda

South Africa

Tanzania

Uganda

Cities & Towns In Action

The following cities and towns have proclaimed June 8th as World Oceans Day and June 1 to 8 as Oceans Week and/or host events. Congratulations to the residents and leaders of these cities and towns across Canada! If your town or city or county is not listed, please let us know so we can add you. Thank You to Mayors, Reeves and Council members for your dedication to helping our oceans, waterways, marine life, animals and fresh water supply. Also thank you to MP's, MPP's and MLA's who are also devoted to awareness and positive action in their communities. A very special thank you as well to all Volunteers in these communities. Together We Can Make A Difference.

Email: Board (at) WorldOceansDay.ca

TOPS ON GARBAGE CANS, does your city have them near water?

Tops on all garbage cans are very important to stop wind and birds from spreading plastics and styrofoam, especially near the water. Fish and birds eat plastics and die.

**Cities/Towns with closed top garbage cans near waterways.

*  Cities/Towns with some closed top garbage cans near waterways


Alberta

Calgary

Mahgony Lake, Calgary, AB

Medicine Hat

Peace River

British Columbia

Premier of British Columbia

Minister of Education

Burnaby

Campbell River

Chilliwack

Coldstream

Colwood

Coquitlam

Courtenay

Cranbrook

Delta

Denman Island

Fanny Bay

Gabriola Island

Gibsons

Hope

Kamloops **

Kelowna *

Kitimat

Langley

Maple Ridge

Mayne Island

Miners Bay

Nanaimo

North Cowichan

North Vancouver

Oak Bay

Parksville

Penticton

Pitt Meadows

Port Alberni

Port Coquitlam

Port Hardy

Port Moody

Powell River

Prince George

Prince Rupert

Richmond

Saanich

Sidney

Skidegate

Surrey

Tofino

Trail

Vancouver

Vernon

Victoria

West Vancouver

White Rock

Williams Lake

Manitoba

Minister of Education

Dauphin

Eriksdale

Flin Flon

Langford

RM of Dufferin

RM of Eriksdale

RM of Gimli

RM of Langford

RM of Shell River

RM of St. Andrews

RM of West St. Paul

RM of Yellowhead

Roblin

Thompson

Town of Snow Lake

Winnipeg Beach

Winnipeg

Senator Johnson

New Brunswick

Bathurst

St. Andrews

Shediac Bay

Shippagan

Minister of Agriculture

Newfoundland

St. John’s
Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Northwest Territories

Inuvik

Yellowknife

World Ocean Day is on each school calendar; education, events and activities are held in schools.

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil

Antigonish

Cape Breton

Dartmouth

Halifax

Lunenburg

McNab Island

Purcell’s Cove

Premier of Nova Scotia

Nunavut

World Ocean Day is on each school calendar; education, events and activities are held in schools.

Ontario

Ajax

Amaranth

Aurora

Baden

Balmertown

Barrie

Bruce Mines

Burlington

Caledon

Chatham-Kent

Collingwood

Cornwall

Fort Erie

Gananoque

Goderich

Hamilton

Jackson's Point

Kingston

Kingsville

Kitchener

Leamington, Point Pelee

London

Midland

Milton

Newmarket

Niagara Falls

North Bay

Orillia

Oshawa

Ottawa

Owen Sound

Pickering

Quinte West

Red Lake

Richmond Hill

Sioux Lookout

Stratford

St. Thomas

Sudbury

Thunderbay

Tobermory

Toronto

Township of Cramahe

Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal

Township of Elizabethtown - Kitley

Waterloo

Welland

Whitby

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown

Quebec

Montréal

Québec City

Rimouski

Saskatchewan

Estevan

Melford

North Battleford

Northern Village of Air Ronge

Prince Albert

Saskatoon

Warman

Ministry of Education

Yukon

World Ocean Day is on each school calendar; education, events and activities are held in schools.

Canada

Senator Janis Johnson

Proclamation Files

The platform for our new website does not allow us to upload PDF or Word files at this time, however a business donated a page on their website where we can upload the Proclamation files for Residents and Students to view, with pride.

http://www.discountrv.biz/ Click on the World Oceans Day page