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Government of Canada launches third call for proposals under the Ghost Gear Fund

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 13, 2022 Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is working hard to protect our oceans and the marine life they sustain. Lost, abandoned and discarded fishing gear, or ghost gear, can stay in our water for hundreds of years, causing harm to marine mammals, fisheries, and habitats. Through […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20229 Views

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Atlantic Seal Science Task Team Report Released

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 11, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – It is imperative that Canada balances healthy ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and the vitality of coastal and Indigenous communities. Hearing from fish harvesters about their experience on the water is critical to finding that balance. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20226 Views

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Government of Canada takes critical step to rebuilding fish stocks

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada April 28, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is committed to regenerating Canada’s fish stocks so they can continue to provide Canadians with food, income, and employment opportunities for generations to come. Under Canada’s Fisheries Act, modernized in 2019, the Government of Canada has taken steps to promote healthier […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202221 Views

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Government of Canada Provides Predictability to the Arctic Surf Clam Fishery

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release March 16, 2022 Canada ends process to issue fourth Arctic surf clam licence as goal of increasing Indigenous access achieved. In August 2018, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced plans to launch a new Expression of Interest process to identify a fourth licence holder for the Arctic surf clam […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202219 Views

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Minister Murray attends 40th edition of Seafood Expo North America to promote Canada’s top-quality and sustainable seafood products

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release March 14, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – As a nation of three oceans and surrounded by cold, pristine waters, Canada is home to some of the best quality fish and seafood products in the world. With high standards for sustainability and food safety, our premium fish and seafood continues to be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202216 Views

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Canadian Seafood Industry Urges Fast Action on “Blue Economy Strategy” to Secure Food Supply and Job Creation in Vulnerable Communities

March 11, 2022 OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian seafood industry, represented by a partnership of the national associations representing wild and farmed seafood, is urging quick action to secure affordable Canadian food, jobs in rural and coastal communities, and a domestic food supply of low-carbon, healthy seafood. Responding to the release of the federal government’s “Blue […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202224 Views

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Government of Canada releases What We Heard Report: Engaging on Canada’s Blue Economy Strategy

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada March 11, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario There has never been a clearer opportunity for Canada to secure our blue future. As a nation of three oceans and nearly 250,000 kilometres of coastline and existing strengths in innovation, we have a unique competitive edge. One in five Canadians live in coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2022108 Views

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Government of Canada announces 2022 North Atlantic right whale protection measures

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada March 10, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada recognizes that protecting and sustaining aquatic species at risk is critically important to ecosystem health and thriving fisheries. To that end, the government continues to take concrete and comprehensive action to help protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from fishing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202226 Views

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Statement from the Hon. Joyce Murray on a research-based transfer request from Yellow Island Aquaculture Ltd.

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Statement December 22, 2021 Ottawa, ON – The sustainable and responsible management of our ocean ecosystems is a priority for me as Minister, and our government is committed to protecting and regenerating wild salmon stocks. In December 2020, Minister Jordan announced the licences for open-net pen salmon farms in the Discovery […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202131 Views

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Government of Canada launches Call for Proposals to support marine conservation efforts across Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 15, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – With the devastating impacts of climate change on display around the world, the Government of Canada is more committed than ever to working with industry, governments, and communities across the country to protect and restore our oceans. Canada’s oceans are home to a rich […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202133 Views

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