First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries dispute
Catching and selling lobster during the fall season is how some Mi’kmaw fishermen of Potlotek First Nation make a living. “We’re just trying to...
Wolastoqey youth learn about marine conservation research aboard science vessel
A four-day Bay of Fundy expedition earlier this month was life-changing for one Wolastoqey youth. "If I didn't get on that ship I wouldn't...
Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation Opens Fall Lobster Fishery
On September 26 the Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation (“Listuguj”) began its fall lobster fishery.
Rebuilding key forage fish stocks for healthier East Coast fisheries
The long-term prosperity of Canada’s seafood sector depends on abundant fish stocks and healthy ecosystems. In Eastern Canada, pelagic forage fish, like herring and mackerel, play a vital role in the ecosystem and the fishing industry.
Oceana Canada Urges Fisheries and Oceans Canada to Require Targets and Timelines for Fish Stocks Protection
On January 2nd, 2021, the Government of Canada proposed amendments to the Fishery Regulations in an effort to combat low fish stocks.