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Media advisory: Minister of Infrastructure and Communities to make an announcement about funding for the North

From: Transport Canada Iqaluit, NUNAVUT – The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities of Canada, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, will make an announcement about funding for the North. The Honourable David […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2021131 Views

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New conviction and additional charges for repeat offender Scott Steer and associates

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver B.C. – Following his arrest on March 2, 2020, Nanaimo-based commercial crab fishing boat master Scott Steer has again been found guilty of serious offences against the Fisheries Act. He was convicted on 5 counts in Vancouver Provincial Court on May 14, 2021, by the Honorable Justice Edelman for illegal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2021146 Views

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Government of Canada making significant progress and investments to protect Canada’s oceans

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 22, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – With three oceans surrounding us and the longest coastlines in the world, Canadians are deeply connected to our oceans. Healthy oceans mean healthy coastal communities – they feed our families and support vital industries. Canada is committed to protecting our oceans, and the ecosystems […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2021220 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of New Brunswick fund 26 projects in the fish and seafood processing sector

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 21, 2021 Moncton, New Brunswick – Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen’s Privy Council, announced a joint federal-provincial investment of $4.2 million through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund. This funding will go to 26 projects across Southeast New Brunswick that focus on innovative […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2021193 Views

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Canadian Fish and Seafood Fund Investing $8.5 Million to Support Initiatives Across Canada

July 19, 2021 The Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, with the Government of Canada, today announced strategic investments through the Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF) to help expand markets, build on strong international brand and grow trade […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2021219 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia invest more than $10.3 million in the fish and seafood sector

July 16, 2021 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force in our national economy. At the same time, the seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying and consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2021186 Views

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Pangnirtung Fisheries preps for char after a turbot season full of firsts – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 15, 2021 Hiring students, reduced shipping amid COVID-19 and buying fish heads are new territory for company PANGNIRTUNG — With turbot season wrapped up and production slowed to a halt, the Pangnirtung Fisheries plant is quieter than usual — but not for long. Within a couple of weeks, about 10 local fishermen will start […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2021137 Views

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Government of Canada invests in research to help protect Atlantic fisheries and ecosystems

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 14, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – Protecting our aquatic species and oceans is critical to growing a blue economy for future generations. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in research to better protect and understand Canadian fish stocks and their habitats. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2021221 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee encouraged by Pacific salmon commercial closures, stresses Crown obligation to engage with First Nations

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – June 30, 2021) – On June 29, 2021, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced an initial step towards longer-term reductions in fishing pressure on stocks of conservation concern with significant commercial salmon closures for the 2021 season. Nearly 60 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 1, 2021193 Views

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Minister Jordan announces long-term commercial closures and Licence Retirement Program in effort to save Pacific Salmon

June 29, 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia – Pacific salmon are in a long-term decline, with many runs on the verge of collapse. The Government of Canada is taking decisive steps under the Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative (PSSI) to combat these steep declines and give salmon a fighting chance at survival. The decades-long declines are due […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2021181 Views

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