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Clearwater, the Mi’kmaq Coalition, and E’sukutimkewey welcome DFO decision to provide predictability to the Arctic Surf Clam fishery

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 HALIFAX, NS, March 16, 2022 – Clearwater, the Mi’kmaq Coalition, and E’sukutimkewey jointly welcome the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) decision to formally cancel the Expression of Interest process for a new offshore clam licence. Minister Murray’s decision supports collaboration between indigenous communities, stability for hundreds of fishers and plant […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 2022100 Views

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GNB: Seafood exports reach all-time high

10 March 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick exported more than $2.2 billion in seafood products to more than 70 countries around the world last year, setting a new sales record. This was bolstered by $1.2 billion in lobster sales, the province’s top-exported seafood product. “To see an increase of $800 million in seafood exports […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2022138 Views

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Canada considers quota cut on commercial baby eel fishery to increase Mi’kmaw access – CBC

Mar 07, 2022 DFO cancelled negotiations to buy out commercial licence holders The federal government is considering cutting the commercial elver quota by 14 per cent this year to increase Mi’kmaw access to the lucrative Maritime fishery for baby eels. Ottawa has cancelled negotiations to buy out commercial licence holders. The bargaining was an attempt […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2022118 Views

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces $10.5M Coastal Incident Management System (CIMS) Project

Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced five new projects with a total value of nearly $29 million, including the Coastal Incident Management System (CIMS) Project. This BC-led project will provide coastal, Indigenous, and remote communities a cost-effective rapid response package, including a mobile command, control and communications system, data analysis tool and mobile incident platform for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2022106 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: 2022 Commercial Fishery Applications

The 2022 Commercial Fishery Applications are now available at the Nunatsiavut Government offices in Upper Lake Melville and Nunatsiavut. All applications and required documents must be completed and submitted to the Fisheries Specialist by February 28 at 4:30pm Atlantic time. For additional instructions, please see application form. For further information, please contact: Todd Broomfield, Director […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2022132 Views

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Broad agreement across Maritimes that fishing rules should apply to all

HALIFAX, NS – Recent public opinion research conducted on behalf of the Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) by Narrative Research found broad agreement among Maritimers that fisheries regulations and commercial fishing seasons have been established with both conservation and sustainability in mind and need to be applied to all. “We are encouraged to see our […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2022120 Views

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UFCA granted intervenor status in Sipekne’katik First Nations case against Attorney General of Canada

HALIFAX, NS –The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) has obtained intervenor status in the most recent Notice of Application brought forth by Chief Michael Sack and members of Sipekne’katik First Nation against the Attorney General of Canada challenging the regulation and enforcement of Indigenous fishing activities. This is the fourth court case in which the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2021170 Views

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Category B lobster licence holders still facing 50-year-old punishment

HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 4, 2021 – Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish well into the age of 80. However, this is the reality for a group of aging fishers across the Maritimes, many of which have deteriorating health and continue to work […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2021108 Views

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UFCA granted intervenor status in legal challenge

HALIFAX, NS – Earlier today, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court granted the Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA) intervenor status in the Potlotek First Nation court case challenging regulations that govern the sale of fish and fish products in Nova Scotia. This is the second successful outcome for the UFCA, who earlier this fall, achieved intervener […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202197 Views

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Prince Edward Island looks at new opportunities with the resurgence of redfish

Oct 22 2021 The provincial Department of Fisheries and Communities continues to closely follow the resurgence of the redfish stock in an area of the Gulf of St Lawrence known as Unit 1. The PEI groundfish industry has been actively involved in the current experimental quota fishery collecting additional science data for Department of Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2021131 Views

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