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Report On Indigenous Fisheries Calls For Less DFO Input – Huddle.Today

The report, called Peace on the Water, lists ten recommendations, including that government draft new legislation to allow the full implementation of rights-based fisheries. The committee says DFO has not been an effective negotiator and the new way forward should be shared decision making with Crown-Indigenous relations and Northern Affairs Canada. They say the “buyback” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202242 Views

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Nak’azdli Whut’en salmon population revitalized thanks to new hatchery – Coastal GasLink

The Stuart River salmon population has been a staple in the diet and culture of Nak’azdli Whut’en for generations, but their stock has declined in recent years. What was once an abundance of salmon, was now a battle to conserve the population while feeding and sustaining a whole village. Last year, Coastal GasLink partnered with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202238 Views

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Senate Committee presents skewed findings in unbalanced report

July 13, 2022 HALIFAX, NS – The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) is voicing its grave dissatisfaction and frustration over a study released by the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans earlier this week on Indigenous rights-based fisheries, specifically those affirmed in the 1999 Marshall decisions. The report dismisses over twenty-two years of work […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202244 Views

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Senate report on fisheries finds federal government failing First Nations rights-holders – APTN News

Jul 12, 2022 A new report by the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has found the federal fisheries department is not living up to its commitments to fully implement First Nations rights-based fisheries. Peace on the Water: Advancing the Full Implementation of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik and Peskotomuhkati Rights-Based Fisheries looks at the federal government’s response […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202234 Views

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Open Letter: UBCIC Chiefs Council Calls for Protection of Pacific Wild Salmon Habitat

July 12, 2022 Dear Minister Joyce Murray and Minister Josie Osborne, In BC the current state of wild salmon and wild salmon habitat is in absolute crisis. The viability of pacific wild salmon stocks and their full life-cycle habitat in British Columbia are increasingly degraded from the confluence of climate change impacts, ineffective fisheries conservation, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202238 Views

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Ottawa issues reminder and warning about First Nations fishing rights – Global News

July 11, 2022 The federal Fisheries Department issued a reminder on Monday that First Nations have the right to fish for certain limited purposes outside federally regulated fishing seasons, adding that hefty fines await those who prevent them from exercising that right. Officials with the Fisheries Department made the comments during a technical briefing with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202237 Views

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The federal government is failing First Nation fishers, Senate committee finds

Halifax, July 12, 2022 – More than 23 years after a Supreme Court of Canada ruling affirmed the treaty fishing rights of certain First Nations, the federal government has failed to fully implement Indigenous rights-based fisheries, according to a new report by the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Peace on the Water: Advancing the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202240 Views

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Government of Canada invests in co-management of Marine Protected Areas in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Inuvik, Northwest Territories – Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada. We’ve made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans by working in collaboration with Indigenous partners, provinces, territories, industry and other marine stakeholders. Since 2015, Canada has increased protection of its marine and coastal areas from less […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202239 Views

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces The $920k Blue Mentorship And Leadership Pathways Project

The project will recruit industry mentors and connect them with ocean technology entrepreneurs and focus on providing employment opportunities for emerging leaders from underrepresented groups into growing ocean companies Together with project partners, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced the Blue Mentorship and Leadership Pathways Project. The project will help create a system for professional advancement within […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2022129 Views

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Rebuilding the Cod Fishery in Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 4, 2022 Cod is culturally, economically, and historically important for coastal communities throughout Eastern Canada, including in the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Quebeckers and Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have been fishing Northern Gulf cod for centuries, and the Government of Canada is committed to ensuring this important tradition can […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 202243 Views

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