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Indigenous fisheries

Information and resources for Indigenous harvesters.

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Food, social and ceremonial fisheries

Overview of how fishing for food, social and ceremonial purposes is protected under the Constitution

Communal fishing licences

Information about food, social or ceremonial (FSC) communal fishing licences

Alternation Program

Provides an opportunity to alternate communal commercial salmon licences for contributions towards non-salmon access

Pacific Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative

Supports participation in commercial fisheries, and assists First Nations to pursue aquaculture development

Integrated fisheries management plans

We use integrated fisheries management plans to guide the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources

Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy

Supports the management of food, social and ceremonial fisheries, thereby improving conservation of fisheries resources

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