Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia Invest More Than $44M in the Fish and Seafood Sector

The Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia are making strategic investments in the fish and seafood sector through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund – to help ensure the sector can continue to meet these changing demands and to capitalize on the industry’s tremendous growth potential.

Atlantic Canadian Commercial Fishing Industry Calls for Clear Regulatory Oversight for All Fisheries

The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA), a newly formed alliance of commercial fishery stakeholders, is calling on the Government of Canada to establish clear, lasting, responsible, regulatory oversight for all fisheries – commercial, food, social, and ceremonial.

Government of Canada Launches Food Waste Reduction Challenge

While speaking at the Arrell Food Summit, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, launched the first two streams of the Government of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge, part of the Food Policy for Canada.

CPMA to Support the Delivery of the Government of Canada’s Surplus Food Rescue Program

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and its allied partners across the food system are extremely enthusiastic to have been selected to support the delivery of the Surplus Food Rescue Program developed by the Government of Canada.

Government of Canada Provides $ 20M to Safeguard Canada’s Food Supply by Supporting Critical Food Inspection Services

This investment will allow the CFIA to hire, train and equip additional staff (including recently retired CFIA inspectors and veterinarians) to conduct critical inspection activities, reassign staff from within the Agency to focus on critical services, and work closer with industry and trading partners to minimize supply disruptions during this crisis.