(March 18, 2019) Every year, up to 73 million sharks end up in the global fin trade, many of which are endangered species. Shark finning is illegal in Canadian waters, yet Canada is currently the largest importer of shark fins outside of Asia. As an apex predator, sharks are essential to healthy ecosystems. Read More >

(March 18, 2019) Premier John Horgan and Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson have announced a new, joint funding program: the Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund.Our colleagues at TBuck Suzuki Environmental Foundation and Ecotrust Canada have issued a joint statement in response to this exciting and promising step in ensuring that BC fisheries are environmentally and economically sustainable in the long-term. Read More >

(March 14, 2019) Cecilia Engler-Palma of the OceanCanada Law and Policy Working Group Read More >

(March 12, 2019) Yesterday, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced that they will close the directed Atlantic cod fishery on the Scotian Shelf/Bay of Fundy but will maintain the existing harvest levels of 825 tonnes as bycatch. This goes against DFO’s own policy to keep all sources of fishing mortality to the lowest possible level. Read More >

(March 11, 2019) Join us for a WATCH PARTY in the Hakai Node! Read More >

(February 27, 2019) Article originally posted at View abstract at View study. Achieving the Paris Agreement global warming target could protect millions of tonnes in annual worldwide fisheries catch, as well as billions of dollars of annual revenues for fishers, workers’ income and household seafood expenditures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. […] Read More >

(February 13, 2019) Microplastics are one of the most pervasive global pollutants, and their Read More >

(February 11, 2019) Port Mouton Bay: The 'Story' of our community, our assets and climate Read More >

(February 5, 2019) Congratulations to OceanCanada's Dr. U. Rashid Sumaila who has won Read More >