Be at the forefront of charting a bold course to rebuild Canada’s fisheries.
On October 26, 2016, take part in Oceana Canada’s science symposium, Rebuilding Abundance: Restoring Canada’s Fisheries for Long-Term Prosperity.
Canadian and international experts in science, management, policy, law, social equity, economics and Indigenous knowledge systems will come together to help create a sustainable future for Canada’s fish and fisheries.The symposium will feature the following dynamic and interactive sessions:
We are pleased to announce that the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will also take part in Oceana Canada’s landmark symposium.
By registering now, you guarantee your meal and a seat at an unforgettable event that includes a talk by Alexandra Cousteau. Alexandra will share stories from the sea that span a lifetime: from her early years aboard the calypso, to her work today advocating for ocean conservation around the world. And, if you register before October 16, you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win one of three prizes valued at $300.*
Read Oceana Canada’s new report, Here’s the Catch: How to Restore Abundance to Canada’s Oceans. You can also download the full scientific report written by Drs. Julia K. Baum and Susanna D. Fuller: Canada’s Marine Fisheries: Status, Recovery Potential and Pathways to Success and corresponding stock summaries for each of the 125 marine fish and invertebrate stocks assessed in the report.
A special thank you to our sponsors and partners
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OceanCanada is dedicated to building resilient and sustainable oceans on all three Canadian coasts and to supporting coastal communities as they respond to environmental changes. Its research synthesizes social, cultural, economic and environmental knowledge about oceans. OceanCanada is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.
Too Big To Ignore is a global research network and knowledge mobilization partnership that focuses on addressing issues and concerns affecting small-scale fisheries. Through information sharing, capacity development and transdisciplinary research, the network works to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries, strengthen their viability, and reduce vulnerability to global change.
*Register before October 16 at 11:59 EST for a chance to win one of the following prizes:
Read the full contest rules and regulations.