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Marketing/International Trade - Barriers, Opportunities, and Best Practices: Overview of First Nation Fisheries and Policy Considerations [Assembly of First Nations, AFN]

Publisher: 
Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
Year of publication: 
2011

"AFN has produced this Economic Development in Fisheries booklet that will assist in understanding what exists, and to expand on the national vision to help facilitate First Nations entry into the seafood industry by providing them with the tools and advice on what best practices exist, and how they can be involved or how to go about it."

Aquaculture and Fisheries Research Initiative Inc., Program Descriptions and Guidelines [Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Year of publication: 
2011

"""The primary objective of the program is to stimulate and support the undertaking of high quality, scientifically valid, short-term (normally 3 years or less) applied and/or developmental research that will yield economic benefits to the P.E.I. fish processing sector/aquaculture industry/commercial fisheries
industry."""

Seafood Processing/Buying [Nova Scotia Fisheries & Aquaculture, NSDFA]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Fisheries & Aquaculture (NSDFA)
Year of publication: 
2011

"Recent statistics indicate that Nova Scotia, with total exports of about $975 million, remains one of the leading exporters of seafood in Canada. Nova Scotia fish processors, in producing a wide range of fresh, frozen and value-added products that enjoy world class recognition, utilize all 30 species of fish landed in the province"

Mi’kmaq Commercial Fisheries Coordinator Responds to Federal Lobster Bailout [Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources, UINR]

Publisher: 
Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources (UINR)
Year of publication: 
2009

"On June 10th the federal government promised $65 million in relief to the troubled Atlantic lobster industry, with $15 million for short-term transitional contributions for harvesters who experienced a 25% drop in income this year."

Post-Marshall Implementation: A Report of Progress and Future Expectations for the Atlantic Policy Congress [Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, APCFNC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Year of publication: 
2005

"The following report reflects information collected earlier in 2005 and describes a number of major considerations that First Nations and Federal Government must face and address together in order for Atlantic First Nations to achieve a thriving and sustainable presence in fisheries harvesting, management and other fisheries related commercial activities."

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