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BC Wild Salmon Resources

The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans’ decision to close 60% of the salmon fisheries in ...
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No Blue Economy Without Fisheries…. No Fisheries without Fish Harvesters

Canada is creating a nationwide roadmap for ocean development: The Blue Economy Strategy is Canada’s ...
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Press Release: A DFO decision threatens prawn harvester livelihoods and local food access

The federal government is changing the way they interpret a regulation that has been in ...
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New study examines harvester point of view on fishing access

November 9, 2020  –Our BC coastal communities heavily rely on fishing to support their livelihoods, ...
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Press release: MLA candidates commit to BC coastal communities: Activists call for action

October 16, 2020  – Fisheries for Communities conducted a survey of all 2020 BC MLA ...
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Fish Is Food VIDEO

We want a BC Government that recognizes the importance of local wild seafood, supports our ...
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The Fisheries for Communities Gathering – A Proceedings Report (2018)

The Gathering provided many informative presentations and fruitful discussions among attendees, which are captured in ...
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Fisheries for Communities Gathering 2.0 VIDEO

The two-day Fisheries for Communities Gathering 2.0 brought together over 120 individuals from diverse backgrounds, ...
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The Fisheries for Communities Gathering 2.0 – A Proceedings Report (2020)

The two-day Fisheries for Communities Gathering 2.0 brought together over 120 individuals from diverse backgrounds, ...
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Press release: B.C. fishermen work to protect coastal communities

April 20, 2020  – Active B.C. fishermen have established a series of COVID-19 protocols to ...
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Press Release: Fisheries for Communities Gathering a success

March 17th, 2020 - On February 10th and 11th, BC fish harvesters from Indigenous and ...
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Edwards Dissertation

An academic thesis by Danielle Edwards, from the University of British Columbia, addresses questions on ...
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ITQs & Their Discontents: Lessons Learned from BC Case Study

Individual transferable quotas (ITQs) are being promoted as a panacea for global fisheries. However, analysis ...
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Opportunities for Change

BC Fisheries are under threat by policies that do not consider social and economic objectives ...
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Recognizing the Intangible Values in BC Fisheries

Often the role commercial fishing plays in communities is poorly documented; this is the case ...
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West Coast Fisheries: Sharing Risks and Benefits

During its consideration of Bill C-68, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and ...
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Caught Up In Catch Shares

The commercial fishery has received a fundamental restructuring, not just a reduction in size and ...
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Just Transactions, Just Transitions: Towards Truly Sustainable Fisheries in BC

The Canadian government, which is mandated to manage marine resources and fisheries on behalf of ...
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