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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Outraged by Alaskan Commercial Fishery Threatening B.C. Bound Salmon: Calls for Immediate Review of the Pacific Salmon Treaty

January 14, 2022 Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is alarmed to learn about an Alaskan Commercial Fishery that is threatening salmon that are bound for British Columbia and having severe impacts on the fishing rights of the Tŝilhqot’in Nation and other First Nations in British Columbia. The Tŝilhqot’in call on Canada to establish an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2022171 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: 2022 Commercial Fishery Applications

The 2022 Commercial Fishery Applications are now available at the Nunatsiavut Government offices in Upper Lake Melville and Nunatsiavut. All applications and required documents must be completed and submitted to the Fisheries Specialist by February 28 at 4:30pm Atlantic time. For additional instructions, please see application form. For further information, please contact: Todd Broomfield, Director […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202254 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Fisheries Biotoxin Update 11 and 12

Read More: https://laxkwalaams.ca/lax-kwalaams-fisheries-biotoxin-update-11-and-12/ NT4

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202278 Views

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Broad agreement across Maritimes that fishing rules should apply to all

HALIFAX, NS – Recent public opinion research conducted on behalf of the Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) by Narrative Research found broad agreement among Maritimers that fisheries regulations and commercial fishing seasons have been established with both conservation and sustainability in mind and need to be applied to all. “We are encouraged to see our […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202261 Views

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Statement from the Hon. Joyce Murray on a research-based transfer request from Yellow Island Aquaculture Ltd.

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Statement December 22, 2021 Ottawa, ON – The sustainable and responsible management of our ocean ecosystems is a priority for me as Minister, and our government is committed to protecting and regenerating wild salmon stocks. In December 2020, Minister Jordan announced the licences for open-net pen salmon farms in the Discovery […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202160 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard Completes 2021 Arctic Operational Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard December 21, 2021 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard completed its 2021 Arctic operational season on November 20, 2021. A total of eight icebreakers deployed to the Arctic this year, including a maiden voyage by the CCGS Jean Goodwill, the second of three medium interim icebreakers acquired by the Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202192 Views

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Fisheries Minister Discards Science in Pacific Herring in the Strait of Georgia Decision and gets 85% of the Revenue

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 16, 2021  – “Shocked and devastated,” says the Herring Conservation and Research Society’s Rob Morley of Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray’s decision to reduce the harvest rate on Pacific herring in the Strait of Georgia to 10% from the long-standing, science-validated 20%. “Fisheries management decisions should be based on solid peer-reviewed science not the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202140 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada updates Pacific herring coast-wide harvest plan for 2021-22

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 16, 2021 Vancouver, BC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) supports fishing opportunities for communities, and is firmly committed to the conservation, protection, and regeneration of our marine environment and the lifeforms they sustain. Herring are a forage fish, an important food source to other keystone species like Pacific salmon, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202158 Views

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Government of Canada launches Call for Proposals to support marine conservation efforts across Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 15, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – With the devastating impacts of climate change on display around the world, the Government of Canada is more committed than ever to working with industry, governments, and communities across the country to protect and restore our oceans. Canada’s oceans are home to a rich […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202149 Views

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UFCA granted intervenor status in Sipekne’katik First Nations case against Attorney General of Canada

HALIFAX, NS –The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) has obtained intervenor status in the most recent Notice of Application brought forth by Chief Michael Sack and members of Sipekne’katik First Nation against the Attorney General of Canada challenging the regulation and enforcement of Indigenous fishing activities. This is the fourth court case in which the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202147 Views

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