Fisheries COVID-19 Information

COVID Industry Information

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COVID-19 Safety

Note: This document is meant as a guideline only. The safety and security of all employees is the responsibility of each Indigenous Commercial Fishery Enterprise (CFE), and the implementation of any operational protocols is at the role discretion of the CFE.

If you require further information on COVID-19 Safe Work Practices, please contact Allen Tobey at allentobey@eastlink.ca

COVID-19 Impact Assessment on Maritime First Nation Fishing Industry

In March 2020, APC hired TriNav Fisheries Consultants Inc. to conduct weekly updates and a final assessment of COVID-19 impacts on First Nation fisheries from March to June 2020. The goal of this report is to describe the current status of the markets for various seafood products and project short-term and medium-term impacts of the economic disruptions. This report also includes recommendations on strategic directions for APC to best navigate the changing situation on behalf of the First Nation communities it represents.

COVID-19 and the Seafood Industry Weekly Updates