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Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat Station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut Finishes Operational Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard October 25, 2022 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut has wrapped up its season, and closed on October 25, 2022. This year, the station opened on June 29, and provided essential search and rescue services during the boating season. Crews carried […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202268 Views

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New small craft harbour to be built at the Hollow Water First Nation on Lake Winnipeg Manitoba

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Winnipeg, MB – Along Canada’s coasts and inland from the Great Lakes to the Prairie provinces, federally-owned small craft harbours provide the commercial fishing industry with safer access to waterways. Small craft harbours are the heart of Canada’s coastal communities. They are places of gathering, hubs of recreation and industry, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 202296 Views

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First Nations worry feds are flip-flopping on B.C. fish farms transition – National Observer

October 21st 2022 First Nations fighting to get salmon farms out of the ocean are dismayed in the wake of federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray’s recent engagement tour on a plan to transition open-net pen operations in B.C. Murray spent much of last week visiting Vancouver Island aquaculture operations and meeting with First Nations, industry […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202292 Views

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Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters tell judge ‘they shouldn’t have charged us’ – APTN News

Oct 18, 2022 Three Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters wrapped up their defence Tuesday before a Digby, N.S., judge on charges they were fishing illegally in traditional waters. James Nevin, Logan Pierro-Howe and Leon Knockwood of Sipekne’Katik First Nation all pleaded not guilty. They were harvesting lobster to earn a moderate livelihood when they were charged four […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202270 Views

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NWMB’s 2019 Allocation Policy for Commercial Marine Fisheries

The NWMB’s 2019 Allocation Policy for Commercial Marine Fisheries (Allocation Policy) provides a fair, open, and transparent process to determine access and allocations for Nunavut-based commercial fishers in the marine waters adjacent to Nunavut. In addition, the 2019 Allocation Policy ties continued access and allocations to the development and achievement of performance goals and targets. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202259 Views

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Removing obstacles for Indigenous fish harvest

Oct 04, 2022 The province is working to end the requirement for Indigenous people with constitutionally protected rights to fish for food, to hold a domestic fishing licence. Currently, First Nations and Métis harvesters in Alberta are required to hold a free-of-charge domestic fishing licence when exercising their right to harvest fish for food. Alberta’s government […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202253 Views

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Canada’s Seafood Farmers Elect New Officers, New Members to the Board of Directors, Electing Two Indigenous Businesses to Board

October 4, 2022 OTTAWA, ON – During its annual meeting held September 28-29, 2022, the members of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) elected new officers, two new Executive Committee members and two new Board members. Ian Roberts, Director of Communications (Scotland, Ireland, Canada) at Mowi, will serve as the new Chair of the CAIA […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202251 Views

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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Rangers to Oversee First Nation’s Fall Lobster Fishery

September 28, 2022 Listuguj Mi’gmaq Rangers to oversee First Nation’s fall lobster fishery New fisheries enforcement protocol with Canada recognizes role of Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation’s own enforcement agency in fisheries governance September 26, 2022, Listuguj, QC – On September 26 the Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation (“Listuguj”) began its fall lobster fishery. The fishery is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202264 Views

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Government of Canada will host Seal Summit for stakeholders to discuss opportunities for industry development

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada September 23, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – Fisheries and Oceans Canada understands the important role that a healthy ecosystem has in the sustainability of our fisheries. The Department also recognizes the impact of our oceans on the livelihoods of Canadians and the economies of rural and remote communities. That is why […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2022103 Views

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NFN: Commercial Fishery Seasonal Closure

September 22, 2022 2022 Commercial Fishing Season will close on October 31st Nipissing First Nation’s Chief and Council have mandated the closure of the commercial fishery for the 2022 season effective Monday, October 31, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.  The closure will remain in effect until the end of the spring 2023 moratorium. All commercial gill […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202262 Views

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