Canada pledges to improve fish sectors

The Canadian Council of fishery and aquaculture ministers has pledged to better manage the country’s three coasts and its inland waterways ‘for the benefit of every citizen’.

The provincial and territorial fishery leaders have just published a statement saying they are committed to working together to ensure that fisheries and aquaculture sectors thrive and remain sustainable and healthy, providing meaningful employment and economic opportunities for indigenous people and all Canadians.  Click on the following two sentences to access the full story.

The council members discussed the review of the Federal Fisheries Act and agreed to work together ‎to develop a comprehensive aquaculture policy this year.  They also said they would work cooperatively to combat the threat of aquatic invasive species that have had significant impacts on certain fish stocks native to Canada.

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