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Member of Parliament Robert Morrissey and Prince Edward Island Minister Jamie Fox will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund joint announcement

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – On behalf of the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Robert Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, PEI along with the Honourable Jamie Fox, Prince Edward Island Minister of Fisheries and Communities, Prince Edward Island will hold a press conference to make an announcement related to the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.


Parliamentary Secretary Badawey to speak about how Budget 2022 will invest in the Great Lakes Fishery

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Port Colborne, Ontario – Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, will be joined by Canadian Commissioner of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Jim McKane to make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.


Higher Snow Crab Quota in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2022

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Snow crab is the backbone of the fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador. Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s management practices in recent years, supported by evidence-based science advice, favourable ocean conditions, and the stewardship of local harvesters, have rejuvenated the snow crab stock in most areas throughout the Province. Improvements in the stock are likely to continue in the short-term and point to continued growth and a sustainable fishery into the future.


Rebuilding key forage fish stocks for healthier East Coast fisheries

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The long-term prosperity of Canada’s seafood sector depends on abundant fish stocks and healthy ecosystems. In Eastern Canada, pelagic forage fish, like herring and mackerel, play a vital role in the ecosystem and the fishing industry. They are an important food source for other species, including tuna and Atlantic cod, and are a traditional source of bait in some commercial fisheries, including lobster and snow crab.


Higher Snow Crab Quota in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence in 2022 

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Snow crab is one of Canada’s most profitable fisheries and is a significant economic driver in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Due to Canada’s robust science and sustainable fishery management practices, the snow crab stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence is healthy and is showing signs of continued health.


Government of Canada and Province of New Brunswick help McGraw Seafood attain the highest  global standard for food safety

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

With the longest coastline in the world, Canada’s coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an integral contributor to local and regional economies. This is why the Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick today announced funding support to McGraw Seafood through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF).


Government of Canada and Province of New Brunswick help McGraw Seafood attain the highest  global standard for food safety

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | media advisories

Tracadie, New Brunswick – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Margaret Johnson, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund announcement. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.


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

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

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 prized around the world. In 2021, Canadians worked hard to export $8.7 billion worth of fish and seafood to 119 countries.


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