Speaking in Vancouver on Monday, he says this will make Canada a leader in pollution and protection for the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic.
Trudeau announced the funding over a five year period, which will include creating a marine safety system, restoring marine ecosystems, and spending on oil spill cleanup research and methods.
He also calls the situation in Bella Bella “unacceptable.”
But some critics say it doesn’t go far enough.
Wilderness Committee Climate Campaigner Peter McCartney says today’s announcement doesn’t make west coast residents feel any less afraid of Kinder Morgan’s proposed risky pipeline project.