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Arctic char from Nunavut finds a market in Thunder Bay, Ont. – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202272 Views

Dec 13, 2022

Thunder Bay company Eat the Fish is working with Inuit fishers to develop sustainable wild fishery

A company from Thunder Bay, Ont., is working with fishers in Naujaat, Nunavut on a project to sell wild-caught Arctic char in northwestern Ontario, while developing a sustainable fishery near their home community.

Eat the Fish is part of a project called Lake to Plate, and co-owner Paul Drombolis says the partners in the effort include the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Laval University and Project Nunavut. The Arctic char is caught in a lake nearly 2,000 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. It’s flash frozen on sight, and then shipped south.

“If you could imagine drawing a line straight north of Thunder Bay, through Hudson’s Bay up toward the Northwest Passage, it’s on the coastline up there,” said Drombolis. “But a lot of their food — food that isn’t hunted or fished off the land — is flown in by cargo planes from Winnipeg. Those planes deliver food and then they leave the communities empty.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/nunavut-arctic-char-market-thunder-bay-1.6682807

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