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Interim understanding reached that will see Bear River and Annapolis Valley First Nations members fishing in pursuit of a moderate livelihood

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples. To this end, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) continues to work with First Nations across the Maritimes and the Gaspé region of Quebec on the ongoing implementation of their Treaty right to fish in pursuit of a moderate livelihood while maintaining a sustainable fishery for all harvesters.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government Reach Agreement on a Fall Commercial Lobster Season

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to its relationship with Indigenous peoples and to honouring the Peace and Friendship Treaties between our nations. That is why Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has been working with the Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government (LMG) to implement fishing activities in a manner that is consistent with their rights, interests, and internal governance.


Government of Canada and Province of Prince Edward Island invest in fish and seafood sectors

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force of the economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, and consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) are making strategic investments in the fish and seafood sector through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.


Funding announced for pilot Inuit Stewardship program in Sanikiluaq

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Iqaluit, NU – Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada. We’ve made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans, by working with provinces, territories, Indigenous peoples, and other marine stakeholders. In less than five years, Canada has progressed from less than one percent to almost 14 percent protection of its marine and coastal areas.


Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia invest in salmon and habitat research and aquaculture science

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Healthy ecosystems promote healthy wild fish stocks, stimulate the economy, and preserve the social fabric of BC’s coastal communities, and Indigenous cultures and livelihoods. Supporting British Columbia’s fish and seafood sector is a priority for both the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia (BC).


Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador invest in projects to increase value and sustainability in the province’s fish and seafood sector

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and are a driving force for the economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, consumers are increasingly emphasizing sustainability and quality. This is why the Government of Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador are making strategic investments through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.


Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador make investments to increase value and productivity in the province’s fish and seafood sector

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | backgrounders

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador are pleased to announce a total contribution of more than $11 million across 36 projects that focus on equipment modernization and improving productivity and sustainability in the fish and seafood sector of Newfoundland and Labrador.


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