Flawed fishery treaty hurts ocean resources

In 1977, after foreign trawlers had fished down the original abundance of Atlantic cod, Canada was finally able to take control of all fish stocks within 200 miles of its coasts. In addition, the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) was established to manage those stocks which still "straddled" the expanded Canadian zone and beyond, particularly on the Nose and Tail of the Grand Banks.

European MPs Must Look at the Facts

The recent decision by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament to support legislation that would have the effect of banning seal imports from Europe is of significant concern to the Liberal Party for two reasons.

  
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