Report: Canadian authorities doing a poor job of managing fisheries

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada yet to deliver on corrective measures that it committed to seven years ago, says Commissioner Jerry DeMarco

Government department Fisheries and Oceans Canada has been unable to collect the dependable and timely information about fish catches that it needs to sustainably manage commercial marine fisheries and protect Canada’s fish stocks from overfishing, according to a new report released by Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Jerry DeMarco.

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