4 things to watch for in Canada’s new Fisheries Act

The federal government will unveil long-awaited changes to Canada’s Fisheries Act later today. For federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc, this is a rhetoric-meets-reality test on several hot-button issues. Fishermen and corporations are watching to see if LeBlanc fulfils promises to strengthen protections to preserve the independence of inshore fisheries.,,, Environmentalists also want to see a commitment to “science-based decision making,” and an “ecosystem” and “precautionary” approach to fisheries management,,, >click to read< 09:31

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