New Fisheries Law a Step Forward, but Won’t Resolve Conflicts
The new Canadian Fisheries Act is a long overdue modernization that clearly helps fix some management issues with Canadian fisheries, but also enshrines into law some of the problematic aspects of Canadian ocean protection efforts.
With the third reading of the fisheries bill under the Canadian system, the bill will now quickly become law once signed by the governor general, the Queen’s representative in Canada.
The major changes in the bill are as follows:
Reverses the Harper ...