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Parliamentary Secretary Beech to hold virtual roundtable discussions on the transition of open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada February 22, 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Government of Canada is committed to a responsible plan to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia by 2025. Close collaboration with Indigenous communities, industry and other key stakeholders will ensure the transition is workable, economically feasible and takes into account […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202117 Views

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Government of Canada releases 2020-21 Pacific Herring Integrated Fisheries Management Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada February 19, 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Government of Canada is committed to responsibly managing Pacific herring fisheries to ensure the sustainability of the stock for today and generations to come. This work requires close collaboration with First Nations communities and commercial harvesters while considering the herring distribution, spawn […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202117 Views

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The Indigenous Scientist Charting the Future of Fisheries, One Salmon at a Time – TheTyee.ca

Andrea Reid has launched the Centre for Indigenous Fisheries at UBC. Like most salmon scientists, Andrea Reid spends months each year searching for the iconic fish in salty estuaries and along the silty riverbanks of B.C.’s glacial torrents. Yet to truly understand the salmon, the Nisga’a fisheries scientist, professor at the University of British Columbia […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 20218 Views

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Government of Canada and the A-Tlegay Member Nations Sign the Reconciliation Framework Agreement for Fisheries Resources

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada February 10, 2021 The Government of Canada & A-Tlegay Member Nations British Columbia – Today the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, and the Chiefs of the A-Tlegay Member Nations (We Wai Kai Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202129 Views

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Genome BC: Support for Wild Sockeye Salmon Management

Vancouver, BC — Sockeye salmon are a significant part of the cultural, social, and economic fabric of British Columbia (BC). Responsible stewardship of wild sockeye salmon fisheries is becoming increasingly important as human pressures and environmental changes intensify. One of the key challenges in sustainable salmon management is the ability to identify and protect at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202113 Views

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Meet the Indigenous scientist charting the future of fisheries – Prince George Citizen

February 9, 2021 Like most salmon scientists, Andrea Reid spends months each year searching for the iconic fish in salty estuaries and along the silty riverbanks of B.C.’s glacial torrents. Yet to truly understand the salmon, the Nisga’a fisheries scientist, professor at the University of British Columbia and National Geographic explorer sits down at kitchen […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 202116 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Fisheries

021 01 25 Biotoxin Update (9) – Mussel samples only General Information Area openings are dependent upon regular submission and analysis of samples for biotoxin analysis, as set out in a biotoxin monitoring protocol administered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Three consecutive mussel samples, along with a sample of the targeted food species […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202118 Views

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