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Canadian Coast Guard begins 2024 Arctic summer season

From: Canadian Coast Guard July 8, 2024 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) annual Arctic summer operational season is underway. In total, seven CCG icebreakers are scheduled to deploy from June into November to support northern communities, operational and program commitments, and sovereignty in the Arctic. June 16 – CCGS Amundsen departed Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20243 Views

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Turbot, shrimp values climb in Nunavut – NNSL

July 8, 2024 Federal court prevents transfer of Nunavut coastal fishing licences by Ottawa The value of turbot caught in Nunavut-adjacent waters in 2023 rose 3.3 per cent to $129.9 million from $125.8 million a year earlier. That occurred despite a decrease in the total allowable catch. The turbot limit for Nunavut in Northwest Atlantic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20244 Views

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Tulita Residents: Have Your Say on the Great Bear River Bridge Fish and Fish Habitat Offsetting Plan

April 17, 2024 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking input from residents in Tulita on the Fish and Fish Habitat Offsetting Plan for the Great Bear River Bridge project. A meeting will be held in Tulita where the GNWT will provide an update on the project and discuss the Fish and Fish […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202419 Views

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Government of Canada partners with Inuit firm to enhance marine safety in the Arctic

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada March 14, 2024 Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Arctic Ocean within Inuit Nunangat is a unique and challenging environment. Ensuring these waters are safe for Northerners and mariners is crucial. This is why the Government of Canada continues to make significant investments to improve marine safety across the North and the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 202445 Views

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New QFC trawler equipped with Carsoe dual-species factory

January 30, 2024 When the Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation (QFC) in October announced the commissioning of their largest Factory Fishing trawler to date, the Saputi II, it was in a strong partnership with Carsoe that was chosen to provide an advanced processing facility on board. Jerry Ward, Director of Fisheries with Qikiqtaaluk Corporation, owner of QFC, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202435 Views

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The Government of Canada announces increased marine pollution surveillance in Canada’s North

From: Transport Canada October 31, 2023 Protecting the environment and a strong economy work hand-in-hand. The National Aerial Surveillance Program (NASP) ensures that our transportation system is working safely. Through the Oceans Protection Plan and with NASP, the Government of Canada is taking action to protect Canada’s Arctic coast and support safe and responsible shipping. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 202352 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard’s Arctic Marine Response Station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut completes operational season

From: Canadian Coast Guard October 25, 2023 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Arctic Marine Response Station (AMRS) in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut has wrapped up its operational season, closing on October 25, 2023. This year, the station opened on June 23, and provided essential search and rescue services during the boating season in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202344 Views

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GNWT introduces Commercial Fishery Support Pilot Program to assist fishers in the Northwest Territories

September 28, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) new Commercial Fishery Support Pilot Program (CFSP) is now accepting applications. This funding program is part of the GNWT’s ongoing strategy to support Northwest Territories (NWT) fishers and to revitalize the territory’s commercial fishery by helping to defer costs, supplement prices, and encourage recruitment and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202341 Views

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NWMB-NMRWB Joint Written Public Hearing to consider the 2023/24 Total Allowable Catch levels for Northern and Striped shrimp in the Western and Eastern Assessment Zone

April 14, 2023 THE PURPOSE of the Joint Written Public Hearing of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) and Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (NMRWB, collectively Boards) is to consider Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Request for Decision to the Boards (Request) seeking recommendations and decisions on total allowable catch (TAC) levels for northern and striped shrimp […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202386 Views

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Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation will harvest opportunities with a full-scale oyster farm in Pomquet Harbour

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Investments in fishery scale-up will help the community generate training, jobs and revenue March 21, 2023 Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation has a deeply rooted connection to the nearby water and its resources. With a name that means “by the bay,” the Mi’kmaw of Paqtnkek have fished Pomquet Harbour as a source […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202374 Views

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