Ontario NationTalk

S Fisheries

IndigenousText

Government of Canada invests in partnerships to support freshwater habitat research

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 16, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – Freshwater habitats include the numerous lakes, rivers, streams and waterways that are part of Canada’s diverse aquatic ecosystem. These versatile habitats and species that call them home have been affected by human activity and environmental changes. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting research […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202132 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Fisheries and Oceans Canada held Lobster Science Partnership Roundtable

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 16, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – Coming together to exchange ideas on key research questions and new areas of work is important to our shared understanding of lobster. By working together toward this common goal, we are making sure future Indigenous and coastal communities in Atlantic Canada and Quebec will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20214 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Government of Canada builds on success under the Ghost Gear Fund with second call for proposals

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 10, 2021 Ottawa, ON – Lost, abandoned and discarded fishing gear, or ‘ghost gear,’ is one of the largest causes of marine pollution. Canada has made great strides in tackling this problem, both at home and abroad, through the Ghost Gear Fund (Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20217 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Take the Pledge to Stand with Canada’s Fish and Seafood Community for the Future of Sustainable Seafood Development

OTTAWA, ON: Seafood is major jobs, low carbon, food security and sustainable Blue Economy opportunity for Canada. As the federal government continues consultations to develop its national Blue Economy Strategy, the fish and seafood industry is looking for Canadians who believe seafood is part of the future of economic growth for our country. The Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202110 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

To protect wild fisheries, the government must listen to scientists – iPolitics

May 31, 2021 ‘If the science on what is killing wild salmon doesn’t reach the Fisheries minister, we’re going to lose our fish.’ COVID-19 has proven that our government can use science to save lives. Now is the time for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada to apply science to Canada’s precious wild fisheries. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 20218 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Fisheries and Oceans Canada to host Lobster Science Partnership Roundtable with Indigenous and commercial harvesters and key researchers

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 27, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – Lobster fishing has been tightly woven into the cultural and economic fabric of Indigenous and coastal communities in Atlantic Canada and Quebec for generations. To help these same communities thrive for generations to come, we all need lobster stocks to remain healthy. To achieve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20218 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

New Video Series of Canadian Seafood Leaders Expresses Vision for Canada’s Blue Economy

OTTAWA, ON: Canada’s commitment to developing a Blue Economy strategy means many things: it’s an opportunity to revitalize our rural and coastal communities; to enhance our dedication to sustainability, research and science; and to capture the potential of the world’s longest coastline and unmatched freshwater resources. But it also creates opportunities for real Canadians working […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202118 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

NFN: Spring Moratorium Begins April 1st

March 22, 2021 In accordance with NFN’s Fisheries Law, the spring moratorium is in effect as of Thursday, April 1st and will remain in effect until the 2021 fishing season begins on Saturday, May 22nd.  The temporary moratorium on the cultural practice of spear fishing remains in effect this year. Our enforcement officers will be monitoring for compliance regularly. Due to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202118 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Minister Jordan calling all Canadians to contribute to our Blue Economy Strategy

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada February 23, 2021 Ottawa, ON – Canada has the longest coastline in the world leaving us with vast ocean-based resources that can be utilized for economic potential, positioning Canada as a global leader. A Blue Economy Strategy will enable us to protect and revitalize the health of our oceans while […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202129 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Minister Jordan concludes successful first week of engagement on Canada’s Blue Economy Strategy

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Jordan launched the engagement on Canada’s Blue Economy Strategy on February 8, 2021. Between February 8-12, 2021, she held 9 roundtables with fisheries and aquaculture leaders, ocean innovators, academia, and women leaders in ocean sectors. The World Bank defines the blue economy as the sustainable use of ocean resources […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202139 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More