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Minister Shea Announces New Measures to Strengthen Inshore Fleets in Atlantic Canada

Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced new measures to further enforce the policy on Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet in Canada’s Atlantic Fisheries (PIIFCAF). The industry-led measures, developed in collaboration with the Canadian Independent Fish Harvester’s Federation, aim to strengthen the current PIIFCAF policy and address areas that some harvesters and others may be circumventing. Read the rest here 13:50

Minister Shea Promotes Canadian Seafood Products in the Republic of Korea

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2The  Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, recently met with her South Korean counterpart to advance bilateral fisheries relations. Read the rest here 11:50

The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Carapace Size Increase for Lobster Fishing Area 25

issued the following statement today on the minimum legal size for lobster fished in the western half of the Northumberland Strait between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P.E.I., in an area known as Lobster Fishing Area 25. [email protected]