Fisheries and Integrated Resources
The APC Fisheries and Integrated Resources Department is responsible for research, analysis, and development of policy alternatives and programs for all aspects of fisheries for our member communities. We support and work cooperatively with First Nation Leadership, Treaty Tables, Tribal Councils, AAROMs, Fisheries Directors, Academia, NGOs and Federal/Provincial Departments. Our work includes supporting the commercial communal fisheries operations of member communities and fostering long-term collaboration and management with communities and First Nation organizations on fisheries issues. We have a variety of projects and initiatives currently underway.
For more information about APC’s Fisheries work please contact: email@example.com
Current Projects & Initiatives
- Atlantic First Nations Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
- Canadian Coast Guard Indigenous Recruitment and Retention
- Climate Change and Cumulative Effects
- Fish and Fish Habitat
- Fisheries Conference and Awards Banquet
- Indigenous Knowledge Systems
- Ocean Frontier Institute
- Species At Risk
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.
Government of Canada and Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs announce partnership
The Government of Canada is working with Indigenous peoples to right the wrongs of our past and pave the way for a new relationship based on rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership.