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Building our marine economy: Government of Canada concludes successful Seal Summit

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada November 9, 2022 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The fishing industry has long been an important source of economic growth and development in Atlantic Canada, particularly in Indigenous and coastal communities. The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting this industry and continuing to innovate, while maintaining an ecologically […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202234 Views

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Media advisory: Fisheries and Oceans Canada welcomes media to the Seal Summit

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard welcomes Indigenous partners, the commercial fishing industry, provincial governments and other stakeholders to discuss sustainable economic opportunities for Canadian seal products. Media are also invited to attend the following events at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202231 Views

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We tried it your way, it didn’t work’: First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries dispute – CTV News

October 31, 2022 ST. PETER’S BAY, N.S. — Catching and selling lobster during the fall season is how some Mi’kmaw fishermen of Potlotek First Nation make a living. “We’re just trying to catch some lobster to sell and feed our kids and give our family a roof over their head,” said Mi’kmaw fisherman Craig Doucette. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202236 Views

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Renewal of interim understanding that will see Acadia, Annapolis Valley, Bear River and Glooscap First Nation members fishing in pursuit of a moderate livelihood

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – The Government of Canada continues to engage with Indigenous communities to further implement the Supreme Court of Canada Marshall decisions, which affirmed the Treaty right of First Nations in Atlantic Canada and Quebec to fish in pursuit of a moderate livelihood. Increasing First Nations participation in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 202223 Views

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Qikiqtaaluk Corporation in collaboration with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University announces its Chair in Qikiqtani Inshore Fisheries Science, Training and Education

October 27, 2022 “Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) is excited to advance its commitment to Qikiqtani inshore fisheries by partnering with the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador (MUN) in establishing the QC chair in Qikiqtani inshore fisheries science, training and education. The position is located at the Centre for Sustainable […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202241 Views

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Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters tell judge ‘they shouldn’t have charged us’ – APTN News

Oct 18, 2022 Three Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters wrapped up their defence Tuesday before a Digby, N.S., judge on charges they were fishing illegally in traditional waters. James Nevin, Logan Pierro-Howe and Leon Knockwood of Sipekne’Katik First Nation all pleaded not guilty. They were harvesting lobster to earn a moderate livelihood when they were charged four […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202239 Views

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Government of Canada will host Seal Summit for stakeholders to discuss opportunities for industry development

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada September 23, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – Fisheries and Oceans Canada understands the important role that a healthy ecosystem has in the sustainability of our fisheries. The Department also recognizes the impact of our oceans on the livelihoods of Canadians and the economies of rural and remote communities. That is why […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2022123 Views

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Mi’kmaw treaty lobster fishery launches, fisheries officers seize lobster and gear – APTN

Sep 07, 2022 Fisheries officers seized crates of lobster at Saulnierville wharf, harvested by Sipekne’katik First Nation fishermen. A few days earlier, Mi’kmaw fishermen dropped their lobster traps in St. Mary’s Bay under the band’s own lobster management plan. The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) confirmed to APTN News officers seized 82 crates containing approximately 6,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202266 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia help support adoption of new and improved on-board handling and holding technologies for lobster fishery

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada September 2, 2022 Lismore, Nova Scotia – Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force of the economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202233 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia announce support for lobster fishery

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton, New Brunswick – On behalf of the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, and the Honourable Steve Craig, Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202251 Views

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