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

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2022116 Views

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 to the Marshall decision and how First Nations communities in areas of Atlantic Canada and Quebec apply their rights to moderate livelihood fishing.

The report’s findings fly in the face of the 1999 Supreme Court of Canada ruling R. v. Marshall, which guarantees First Nations communities the right to fish as part of a “moderate livelihood” by catching and selling fish year-round.

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