month : 11/2017 22 results

A Call to Combat Seafood Fraud

The following letter was submitted to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.   As chefs, restaurant owners and seafood industry leaders, we are committed to protecting our oceans and ensuring that all seafood sold in Canada is honestly labelled, legally caught and fully traceable from the point of final sale back to the point of harvest. Seafood follows a highly complex path from a fishing vessel to our plate, with a risk of fraud ...

On the Waterfront – November 2017

DFO collaborating with National Indigenous Fisheries Institute for Program Review Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced October 4 that DFO is working together with the National Indigenous Fisheries Institute to review Indigenous programs and develop a joint vision for the future of these programs that support Indigenous participation in fisheries, aquaculture and the management of aquatic habitat and resources. The National Indigenous Fisheries ...