Fish Harvester Benefit and Fish Harvester Grant Application Deadline Extended to October 5

The Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program is delivering financial support to self-employed harvesters across the country who are facing hardships brought on by the economic impact of COVID-19. The Program provides eligible indigenous and non-indigenous fish harvesters with the financial support they need right now, while also positioning the sector for a strong recovery in the long-term.

Government of Canada Takes Action to Address Threats to Struggling Fraser River Chinook

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is releasing 2020 Fisheries management measures that will support the recovery of at-risk Fraser River Chinook populations, as well as protect the jobs and communities that depend on Chinook.

Government of Canada, Provincial and Territorial Partners, Re-open the Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund

Canada’s fish and seafood sector is essential to our collective food security and our economy. In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians and businesses, the need to promote Canadian food products at home and abroad has never been greater.

Government of Canada Takes the Fight Against Illegal Fishing to Outer Space

“Canada has been working with our international partners, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and governments around the world to help combat IUU fishing. This year, we’ve aimed our sights even higher: outer space.”

BC Seafood Alliance: Fisheries Minister Makes the Right Decision on Pacific Herring in the Strait of Georgia

December 20, 2019 BC Seafood Alliance

“It’s the right decision,” says the Herring Conservation and Research Society’s Rob Morley of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) draft Integrated Fisheries Management Plan IFMP) for Pacific Herring in the Strait of Georgia. “Fisheries management decisions should be based on solid peer-reviewed science not the number of signatures on a petition.”