Canada and international fisheries

Ocean Partnership Declaration

Signed at the Canada-EU Summit in Montreal on July 18, 2019.

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International Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean

Agreement details, climate change, key partners and dates leading to the agreement.

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2017 North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers' Conference

Canada hosted the 22nd annual North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers’ Conference in Shediac, New Brunswick, from August 28 to 30, 2017.

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Overview

Fishing is a global industry, and of key importance to Canada. Sadly, overfishing, illegal fishing activities and the destruction of ocean ecosystems are serious global issues that require immediate and continuing attention. Canada is committed to combating these problems.

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