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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, 2022206 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, 202279 Views

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A Lot of People Think We’re Doing This Just for First Nations People. We’re Not’ – The Tyee

The First Nations Fisheries Council is working to ensure that salmon are a part of our future. If there’s one thing that nearly all First Nations in B.C. have in common, it’s salmon. “Salmon are a foundation, a pillar, of First Nations culture in British Columbia,” says Hugh Braker, president of the First Nations Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2022105 Views

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Abegweit First Nation’s fish hatchery celebrates releasing over a million fish to Island streams – CBC

Jun 30, 2022 Scotchfort facility has been releasing Indigenous fish species since 2012 The fish hatchery at Abegweit First Nation, P.E.I. is celebrating an important milestone: it has now released more than one million fish into Island streams. Since 2012, the facility on the reserve at Scotchfort has been raising Indigenous fish species like salmon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202283 Views

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Inshore Rescue Boat station in Rankin Inlet opens for the season

From: Canadian Coast Guard June 29, 2022 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat  station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut is now open for the season. The station is crewed by Indigenous members hired and trained by the Canadian Coast Guard under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan. The Inshore Rescue Boat program provides hands-on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202276 Views

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First Nations assert traditional rights to farm salmon – SeaWest News

June 29, 2022 Aquaculture-dependent First Nations in BC set to defy government agenda to remove salmon farms from their traditional territories Aquaculture dependent First Nations   say they will assert their traditional rights to allow salmon farming in their territorial waters, even as the Federal government bows to the demands of anti-fish farming activists to remove […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202279 Views

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Canada increasing vessel length limit for the less than 40’ Inshore Sub-Fleets in Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release June 27, 2022 Ottawa, Canada – Canada’s East Coast inshore fisheries are the backbone of coastal communities, driving rural, local, regional and national economies. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to supporting these harvesters who work hard to provide prosperity for their communities. Today, Newfoundland and Labrador Member of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202287 Views

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IMPAC5 Endorsed as an Official United Nations Ocean Decade Event

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 27, 2022 Lisbon, Portugal – In Canada, the health of our oceans is directly linked to the health of our people. This also rings true beyond Canadian borders and around the globe. People are dependent on the ocean, and the health of the ocean is dependent on us. Preserving […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 202285 Views

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Management decision for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Northern cod Stewardship Fishery

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – Cod is culturally and economically important to the people in Newfoundland and Labrador. Fisheries and Oceans Canada understands the heavy responsibility of fishery decisions, and the very real impact they have on the livelihoods of Canadians. When making decisions we consider the best […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 202269 Views

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Canada’s Salmon farmers respond to the federal government’s decision to renew salmon farming licenses in British Columbia, Canada

June 22, 2022 The decision is a key validation of the importance of the salmon farming industry to rural, coastal communities and procedural fairness, but greater certainty is needed to build Canada’s Blue Economy and to secure a popular and critical Canadian affordable and sustainable food supply. The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) and the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202282 Views

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