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Arctic char from Nunavut finds a market in Thunder Bay, Ont. – CBC

Dec 13, 2022 Thunder Bay company Eat the Fish is working with Inuit fishers to develop sustainable wild fishery A company from Thunder Bay, Ont., is working with fishers in Naujaat, Nunavut on a project to sell wild-caught Arctic char in northwestern Ontario, while developing a sustainable fishery near their home community. Eat the Fish is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202268 Views

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The Critical Role of Phytoplankton Monitoring for Seafood Safety and Security – FNHA

Nov 29, 2022 Story by Holly Clermont, Project Lead, We All Take Care of the Harvest (WATCH) Project On a government dock on Cortes Island, Klahoose fisheries manager and We All Take Care of the Harvest (WATCH) Community Lead Byron Harry slowly raises a cone-shaped phytoplankton net, or “tow sock” to the surface. Phytoplankton specialist […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202243 Views

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While DFO and BC Delay, all West Coast US States Take Action and Ban Open Net-Pen Fish Farms

(xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – November 23, 2022) On November 18, 2022, Washington State joined California, Oregon, and Alaska in banning open net-pen fish farming, an act that makes BC the backwards outlier of the west coast by denying science and prioritizing the fish farm industry over the survival of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202246 Views

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Open Letter: UBCIC concerned that Canada and BC are prioritizing fish farm industry over wild salmon

November 9, 2022 Dear Minister Murray and Minister Osborne, We urge you to take decisive action and remove all open net-pen fish farms from BC waters as soon as possible. Wild salmon are rapidly declining, and the science is clear – open net-pen aquaculture spreads diseases, viruses, and waste, and devastates wild salmon stocks. Instead […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202241 Views

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Building our marine economy: Government of Canada concludes successful Seal Summit

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada November 9, 2022 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The fishing industry has long been an important source of economic growth and development in Atlantic Canada, particularly in Indigenous and coastal communities. The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting this industry and continuing to innovate, while maintaining an ecologically […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202255 Views

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Media advisory: Fisheries and Oceans Canada welcomes media to the Seal Summit

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard welcomes Indigenous partners, the commercial fishing industry, provincial governments and other stakeholders to discuss sustainable economic opportunities for Canadian seal products. Media are also invited to attend the following events at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 2022103 Views

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We tried it your way, it didn’t work’: First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries dispute – CTV News

October 31, 2022 ST. PETER’S BAY, N.S. — Catching and selling lobster during the fall season is how some Mi’kmaw fishermen of Potlotek First Nation make a living. “We’re just trying to catch some lobster to sell and feed our kids and give our family a roof over their head,” said Mi’kmaw fisherman Craig Doucette. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202281 Views

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Renewal of interim understanding that will see Acadia, Annapolis Valley, Bear River and Glooscap First Nation members fishing in pursuit of a moderate livelihood

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – The Government of Canada continues to engage with Indigenous communities to further implement the Supreme Court of Canada Marshall decisions, which affirmed the Treaty right of First Nations in Atlantic Canada and Quebec to fish in pursuit of a moderate livelihood. Increasing First Nations participation in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 202258 Views

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Government of Canada and K’ómoks First Nation announce collaboration on Area-Based Aquaculture Management Pilot Program

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada October 28, 2022 Vancouver, British Colombia – The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations and managing a sustainable shellfish aquaculture sector in the Province of British Columbia. Innovation and collaboration is key to ensuring the long term sustainability of aquatic ecosystems and the continued […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202293 Views

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Qikiqtaaluk Corporation in collaboration with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University announces its Chair in Qikiqtani Inshore Fisheries Science, Training and Education

October 27, 2022 “Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) is excited to advance its commitment to Qikiqtani inshore fisheries by partnering with the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador (MUN) in establishing the QC chair in Qikiqtani inshore fisheries science, training and education. The position is located at the Centre for Sustainable […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2022280 Views

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