"Back in the winter of 2009, Listuguj Fisheries introduced the first of a series of informative newsletters to the community. This first issue contains information on the public consultation sessions, professional development training of harvesting personnel as well as on certain key legal cases that have affected the First Nations fisheries sector. "
"In September 2010, the second commercial fisheries newsletter was published and distributed. Articles in this issue: "Listuguj Responds to Reduction of Snow Crab Quota," "Assistant Director's Message," "Restricting Commercial Fisheries," "Managing the Lobster Fishery," "Harvesting Under Mi'gmaq Law," and "Listuguj Fishers Trained as Captains.""
"October 2010. Articles in this issue: "Mi'gmaq Food Fishery: Fishing for Food or Treaty Rights?" by Dr. Fred Metallic, "Assistant Director's Message," "Lobster Food Fishery," "Fisheries Meetings Protect Out Treaty Right to Fish," "Using the Tools of Technology" by Meredith Bernard, "Keeping Our Vessels Functioning at Optimal Levels," as well as a spotlight on the G.C MacDonald vessel and extra information about governance and consultation sessions."
"November/December 2010. In this issue: "Youth Fishers: Pride in Being Mi'gmaq" by Meredith Bernard, Assistant Director's Message, a spotlight on the Ugjit Sma'gnisg vessel written by Christopher Metallic, and "The Crown's Duty to Consult and Accommodate" by Dr. Fred Metallic."
"Owing to negotiated agreements with the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans following the Supreme Court of Canada's 1999 R. v. Marshall decision, the thirty-two Mi'gmaq and Maliseet communities of Atlantic Canada hold between themselves approximately 200 commercial lobster licences."
"It has come to our attention that at the opening of this years spring fishery, your government plans to announce that, owing to a decline in snow crab stocks, based on studies undertaken in Area 19, there will be significant reductions in the total allowable Catch ("TAC") for snow crab in the Gulf Region from 20, 900 tonnes in 2009 to between 9, 000-10, 500 tonnes in 2010."