PM Should Honour his Father’s Fish Promise
A provincial fishery advocacy group, the Fishery Community Alliance (FCA), is calling upon Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour a commitment made by his father in 1971, as a way to help protect and rebuild depleted fish stocks off Newfoundland and Labrador that belong to the Canadian people.
I was part of a team of fishery advocates from 14 groups, the Save Our Fishery Association (SOFA), which undertook a mission to Ottawa in October 1971, to highlight the politically motivated decisions ...
Northern Lights 2016
The Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) and the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (LNCC) recently produced another successful Northern Lights, a high-profile business and cultural showcase of Nunavut, Nunavik and Labrador / Nunatsiavut.
Northern Lights 2016 was held at the Shaw Centre (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre) in Ottawa, Ontario, January 27-30, 2016. The four-day event attracted 200 exhibitors and 1,200 delegates.
New this year, in collaboration with ArcticNet, ...
New Liberal Government Outlines Fisheries Priorities
The following is the departmental mandate letter sent to Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
I am honoured that you have agreed to serve Canadians as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.
We have promised Canadians a government that will bring real change — in both what we do and how we do it. Canadians sent a clear message in this election, and our platform offered a new, ambitious plan for a ...