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Canadian fish and seafood highlighted at Seafood Expo North America 

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Home to the world’s longest coastline and bordering three oceans, Canada produces some of the highest-quality seafood in the world. With rigorous standards for sustainability, conservation and food safety, our premium fish and seafood continues to be prized around the world. In 2022, Canadians worked hard to export over $8 billion worth of fish and seafood to 112 countries.


Canada to host the 40th Annual Meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) in June 2023

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Canada is proud to host the 40th Annual Meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) from June 5 to 8, 2023 in Moncton, New Brunswick. Delegates from Canada, and other NASCO Parties around the North Atlantic will come together to discuss the urgent protection of wild Atlantic salmon and work to conserve, restore, enhance and effectively manage the species.


Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Action Alliance Welcomes New Members and Outlines Joint Pledge to Combat IUU Fishing at Our Ocean Panama

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The IUU Fishing Action Alliance (the Alliance), a coalition of Governments and leading organizations committed to ending IUU fishing, has announced the addition of Iceland, The Republic of Korea, Norway, New Zealand Panama, the European Union, and Chile as new members and a joint pledge to combat IUU fishing.


Canada participates in successful Our Ocean Conference

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

The global ocean is vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada and around the world. How we manage our oceans is increasingly important as we face mounting pressures from climate change and human activities. The Government of Canada is committed to engaging with international partners to preserve the global ocean now, and for generations to come.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada continues to take cautious approach to herring fishery

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Conservation is the federal government’s first priority in managing Canadian fisheries. In British Columbia, Pacific herring are an important forage species and play a critical role in supporting BC’s rich coastal ecosystem. In order to preserve the abundance of this vital species, the management of Pacific herring will remain precautionary while allowing fishing allocations where possible.


Canada Celebrates the Successful Conclusion of the Leadership Forum at IMPAC5 – the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress

| Fisheries and Oceans Canada | news releases

Oceans play an essential role in the lives of people around the world. To promote the long-term sustainability of the world ocean and ensure that future generations are able to benefit from our marine resources, the global community must work together to combat climate change and address biodiversity loss affecting ocean ecosystems.


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