Canada

UPDATE: Vessels Turned Away and Transport Trucks Blocked from Delivering Out-of-Province Crab

Since last night, two out-of-province vessels were turned away in Port Aux Basques and denied offloading their crab in Newfoundland and Labrador. Many others turned back at-sea. The vessel operators were understanding of situation.

Fishers in LFA 24 not happy with start date of spring lobster season

Kenneth LeClair, president of the Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association would like to know why Bernadette Jordan, federal minister for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, went against what lobster fishers in West Prince requested and went with May 15 for the beginning of the 2020 spring

Statement from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard on support to the fish and seafood industry

Canada's fish and seafood sector has proven itself resilient and flexible in response to the unprecedented challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not business as usual and as a government, we recognize this.