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Canada and International Fisheries

Fishing netFishing is a global industry, and of key importance to Canada. Sadly, overfishing, illegal fishing activities and the destruction of ocean ecosystems are serious global issues that require immediate and continuing attention. Canada is committed to combating these problems.

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Canada’s expertise in preventing illegal fishing sought as model for developing countries at global enforcement workshop

Canadian and U.S. Coast Guards combine forces in international effort against illegal fishing.

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North Pacific Albacore Tuna

New international resolution adopted to support sustainable management of North Pacific albacore tuna

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