"The Aboriginal peoples of Canada stand in a different legal relationship to the fisheries than non-Aboriginal Canadians. They do so by virtue of a long history with the fisheries that precedes non-Aboriginal settlement in North America, and because of the constitutional entrenchment of Aboriginal and treaty rights in Canadian law.
"The Torngat Joint Fisheries Board is the primary body making recommendations to the Minister on the conservation of species or stocks of Fish, species of Aquatic Plants and Fish Habitat in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area.
"Year 2009-2010 has been a momentous one for the Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council. As we reflect on our past programs and accomplishments, our community supporters and most importantly the people and organizations we have had the pleasure of assisting and working with"
"This booklet summarizes some highlights of the Atlantic Commercial Fisheries Development Initiative and application process. Be sure to use the full Application Guide document when preparing an ACFDI application."
"A major emphasis of the AICFI program is to support the enhancement of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet Fist Nation (MMFN) commercial fishing enterprises (CFE) governance, management, administrative and operational structures and practices in order to build capacity and enhance long-term sustainability of the CFE."
"This guide provides information on the Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative (AICFI) offered by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) including the related policies and procedures. It explains the requirements for participating in the initiative, as well as additional information that may assist eligible Mi'kmaq and Maliseet First Nation communities in the Maritimes and Gaspé Region of Québec and their Aggregate Bodies."
"The Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative (AICFI) was announced in Budget 2007. This program aims to ensure that Mi'kmaq and Maliseet First Nations in the Maritimes and Gaspé Region of Quebec (MMFNs) have the capabilities to manage and maximize access to the integrated commercial fishery that has been provided through the Marshall Response Initiative. "
"This document reviews the Atlantic Commercial Fisheries Diversification Initiative (ACFDI) and provides answers relating to general implementation of work. The ACFDI assists eligible Mi’kmaq and Maliseet First Nations (MMFNs) and their commercial fishing enterprises (CFEs) that meet the prerequisites and apply for capacity building support."
"Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), as the federal department with primary responsibility for oceans and the management and protection of aquatic resources, has had increasing involvement with Aboriginal communities since the 1990s, particularly in areas where DFO administers the aquatic resources and ocean spaces."