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<p class="MsoNormal" style="page-break-after:avoid"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans will be posting several federal
<i>Species at Risk Act</i> Recovery Strategies, Action Plans and Management Plans
</span><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">on the </span><a href="http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=24F7211B-1"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Species at Risk Public Registry</span></a><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">
 in the coming days, including the proposed Action Plan for the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale (<i>Orcinus orca</i>) in Canada, and the proposed Partial Action Plan for Blue, Fin, Sei and North Pacific Right Whales (<i>Balaenoptera musculus, B.
 physalus, B. borealis, </i>and<i> Eubalaena japonica</i>) in Canadian Pacific Waters.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Comments you may have on these proposed recovery documents are requested within 60 days of each document being posted on the Species at Risk Public Registry. You may make your comments through
 the </span><a href="http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/involved/consultation/default_e.cfm"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Public Consultation</span></a><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> page of the Species at Risk Public
 Registry. I would also encourage you to subscribe to the Species at Risk Public Registry
</span><a href="http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/involved/newsletter/default_e.cfm"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">email newsletter</span></a><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> so that you receive notifications of public consultations. 
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Yours sincerely,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Martin Nantel<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Acting Regional Manager, Species at Risk Program<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Pacific Region<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Fisheries and Oceans Canada</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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