Report On Indigenous Fisheries Calls For Less DFO Input – Huddle.Today

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202277 Views

The report, called Peace on the Water, lists ten recommendations, including that government draft new legislation to allow the full implementation of rights-based fisheries.

The committee says DFO has not been an effective negotiator and the new way forward should be shared decision making with Crown-Indigenous relations and Northern Affairs Canada.

They say the “buyback” approach should be eliminated and trap quotas should be reallocated.

The committee also wants government to address systemic racism within DFO, the RCMP, and other agencies.

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