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Reconciliation in Action: Fisheries Agreement reached between Government of Canada and the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada April 18, 2021 Listuguj, Quebec – The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. Building on this commitment, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan,  and the Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2021159 Views

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New Video Series of Canadian Seafood Leaders Expresses Vision for Canada’s Blue Economy

OTTAWA, ON: Canada’s commitment to developing a Blue Economy strategy means many things: it’s an opportunity to revitalize our rural and coastal communities; to enhance our dedication to sustainability, research and science; and to capture the potential of the world’s longest coastline and unmatched freshwater resources. But it also creates opportunities for real Canadians working […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2021188 Views

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First Nation Stakes Claim To NS Elvers – GamingPost.ca

April 08 2021 First Nation treaty rights are again under the spotlight following a recent Nova Scotia incident involving federal fishing authorities and Sipekne’katik fishermen’s right to fish for a modern livelihood. Officers a little over a week ago confronted several fishermen as they were dipping for baby eels – a highly regulated natural commodity […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2021236 Views

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Government of Canada announces over $5M in clean tech funding for British Columbia Fisheries and Aquaculture Projects

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver, British Columbia – Improving the environmental sustainability of our seafood sectors while ensuring they remain competitive in the marketplace is a shared goal of British Columbians. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting that goal through targeted investments in new technology. These are solutions that will help the sector […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2021234 Views

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2021 Newfoundland and Labrador Snow crab quotas increase by 29 per cent

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada March 29, 2021 St. John’s, NL – The Government of Canada is committed to responsibly managing Snow crab fisheries in Newfoundland and Labrador to ensure the sustainability of the stock for today and generations to come. This work requires close collaboration with harvesters, the Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 2021241 Views

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Nunavut’s fishing industry gets $3.2 million for exploration, promotion – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 26, 2021 The federal government is putting $3.2 million into Nunavut’s fisheries. The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, also known as CanNor, announced the new funding on Thursday. The money will be distributed to six fishing and sealing projects throughout the territory. CanNor said that some of the funding is meant for promoting Nunavut’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2021292 Views

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Government of Canada supports Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency CanNor invests over $3.2 million in six projects focused on research, marketing, and training in the territory’s fishing and sealing industries March 25, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries are key economic drivers in the territory, supporting the livelihood […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2021194 Views

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NFN: Spring Moratorium Begins April 1st

March 22, 2021 In accordance with NFN’s Fisheries Law, the spring moratorium is in effect as of Thursday, April 1st and will remain in effect until the 2021 fishing season begins on Saturday, May 22nd.  The temporary moratorium on the cultural practice of spear fishing remains in effect this year. Our enforcement officers will be monitoring for compliance regularly. Due to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2021221 Views

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Building on aquaculture success

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Upgrades to Nova Scotia fish farm will increase production, create jobs in Indigenous community March 18, 2021 · Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) A strong, sustainable ocean sector is vital to Atlantic Canada’s economy and coastal communities. With federal support, WFN Fish Farm Limited Partnership (WFN) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2021244 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard Confirm New Regions’ Boundaries to Improve Services to the Arctic

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Iqaluit, Nunavut – Sustainable fisheries, marine safety, and protection of the marine environment are of critical importance to Arctic communities. In 2018, Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the creation of stand-alone Arctic Regions to advance reconciliation, partnerships and collaboration with Inuit, First Nation and Métis Nation organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2021275 Views

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