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A Spotlight on Canadian Fisheries Innovation

Above: The NRC testing model of TriNav Marine Design's E-Finn hull.   The Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) recently released its Innovation Storyboard, designed to highlight Canadian technological innovation in the wild-capture fishery. “Much like Canadians, we’re too modest. We don’t celebrate some of our successes,” said Paul Lansbergen, President of the FCC. “I felt that we needed to tell our story a bit more and celebrate some of the good things that are happening ...

Offshore Redfish Fishery Provides Essential Stability for Canadians

Canadians need stability now more than ever. Stable jobs and strong economic drivers are necessary to the recovery of our small, rural and coastal communities. The Canadian fish and seafood industry is able to promise this essential prosperity to thousands of Canadians just like it has been doing for decades, and it is important that we protect that stability at this critical time. Recently, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW) called on Fisheries and Oceans Canada to suspend ...

Supporting the Essential Service Employees Who are Supporting the World

Above: Lonnie Snow photo With the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire world has entered an unprecedented situation. It is difficult to recall a time in living memory where so much of the world has been at a standstill and yet some industries — and some people — find themselves busier than ever, shouldering the weight of our emergency response as they keep essential services functioning. The Canadian fish and seafood sector is one of these essential services. Harvesters, processors ...

FCC Conference Serves Up Insights and Solutions as Seafood Industry Adapts to Dynamic Challenges

For over a year, the Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) has led a campaign to promote Canadian fish and seafood under the tagline, “Three Oceans, Two Million Lakes, One Place.” However, given the strong and enthusiastic showing at FCC’s recent Annual Conference, the tagline might have earned a new twist, “Hundreds of Participants, 11 Speakers, Lots of Value — in Two Days.” Indeed, as industry leaders from all three coasts and at all points along the supply chain gathered in ...

FCC Hosting “Delivering Seafood to the World” Conference in Ottawa

The Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) is hosting its annual conference in Ottawa this October, with the theme of Delivering Seafood to the World. The conference will be held October 2–3 at the Delta Hotel Ottawa City Centre. The Government of Canada sees the agri-food sector as an economic engine. The fisheries sector, exporting to 139 countries, is a prime example of that engine — providing critical economic prosperity for communities along its coasts and around the large freshwater ...

FCC Future Leaders Canada Moving Forward

By Paul Lansbergen President, Fisheries Council of Canada This year, the Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) launched a new sector-specific career development program. The huge success of a similar program in the U.S. gave us confidence that Future Leaders Canada would be valued by the sector. Our expectations for the first year were modest to build momentum for future years. The response and reactions from the sector during the application phase were encouraging. In the end, we ...

FCC Future Leaders Canada Program Starts Strong

This year, the Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) launched a new sector-specific career development program. The huge success of a similar program in the U.S. gave us confidence that Future Leaders Canada would be valued by the sector. Our expectations for the first year were modest to build momentum for future years. The response and reactions from the sector during the application phase were encouraging. In the end, we have seven very strong Future Leaders in our inaugural class. Our ...