Publications

Honourable LeBlanc's Speech

Honourable Dominic LeBlanc's speech given July 25, 2017 in Nova Scotia.

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Press Release: Elson Appeal

Canada’s largest commercial fish harvesters’ organization sounds alarm on effect appeal could have on coastal communities

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Press Release November 2016

Foreign investors illegally buying up Nova Scotia inshore lobster fishery/Des investisseurs étrangers cherchent à s’approprier illégalement de la pêche au homard en Nouvelle-Écosse

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Real change for Canada's Independant Fisheries

Federation policy brief to the Honourable Hunter Tootoo, February 2016

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Elections 2015 Survey
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Forum and Workshops

In 2014-15 in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans the Federation held a Policy Forum and a series of workshops on PIIFCAF, governance and inter-generational transfers of licences. These are the reports of those discussions.

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DFO Consultation on the Future of Canada’s Commercial Fisheries

In January 2012 the Department of Fisheries and Oceans released a discussion document on the future of Canada’s Commercial fisheries that generated widespread concern amongst Canada’s independent owner-operator fleets. Here are the DFO’s consultation document and the response of the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Movement, a grouping of fishermen’s organizations that preceded the creation of the Federation.

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