News From the Top Deck


(Photo credit: Skipper Otto. Image: Fishermen’s Wharf, Vancouver, B.C.) On July 11th, the government of BC, released their long-awaited Coastal Marine Strategy. I was pleased to witness the robust and extensive consultation process around this strategy over the past few years, and to be invited to provide input as CEO of Skipper Otto and member … Continued

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Thanks For Your Support in 2020!

November 27, 2020

What a year 2020 was! I’m so proud and humbled by all our members, including those who joined for the first time ever, and those who have been with us for years. Our members came together to support fishing families and to create a better sustainable seafood system – one that works for people, communities, … Continued

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Active Listening: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives on Canada’s Fisheries

November 25, 2020

When tensions in the Nova Scotia lobster fishery between Indigenous and non-Indigenous fishermen erupted into violence last month, we all watched with dismay and fear, concerned for the safety and livelihoods of the Mi’kmaq fishermen. Like you, we worried about how a peaceful resolution would be found and what this conflict meant for Indigenous/ non-Indigenous … Continued

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Jamie

Member since 2018

"We love knowing that our fish is fresh and ethically caught, and are even happier knowing exactly WHO caught the pieces we are enjoying and where they were fished from…"