Fisheries Act Announcement
Recovery of Lost Protections Welcomed by Fishing Industry
L’industrie de la pêche se réjouit du rétablissement des protections abandonnées
Announcement Group Photo
Honourable Wilfred Moore; Bernadette Jordan, MP; Honourable Terry Beech; Melanie Sonnenberg; Honourable Dominic LeBlanc; Colin Fraser, MP; Karen Ludwig, MP; and Alaina Lockhart, MP
FFAW Press Release
FNFA/GMFA Press Release
The Maritime Fishermen’s Union / L’Union des Pêcheurs des Maritimes
Honourable LeBlanc's Speech
Honourable Dominic LeBlanc's speech given July 25, 2017 in Nova Scotia.
Press Release: Elson Appeal
Canada’s largest commercial fish harvesters’ organization sounds alarm on effect appeal could have on coastal communities
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
Real change for Canada's Independant Fisheries
Federation policy brief to the Honourable Hunter Tootoo, February 2016
Elections 2015 Survey
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.
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.