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Canada Recognizes Listuguj’s Laws and Authority in Fisheries Governance

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government and Canada have reached an unprecedented step in our evolving relationship through a Rights Reconciliation Agreement on Fisheries. On June 17, 2019, the LMG enacted the Listuguj Lobster Law following two years of community consultation, engagement, and guidance. The Listuguj Lobster Law is based, in part, on the Salmon Fishing Law, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2021262 Views

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Federal Fisheries Minister ignored science advice on fish farms, judge rules – The Globe and Mail

A federal court judge has concluded that Canada’s Fisheries Minister acted against science advice from her department and ignored her own commitments when she made a decision that would devastate the business of some fish farms. In a ruling last week, Justice Peter Pamel granted fish-farm companies in the Discovery Islands, off the northern coast […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2021234 Views

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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, 2021188 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, 2021221 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, 2021278 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, 2021263 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, 2021279 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, 2021336 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, 2021223 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, 2021255 Views

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