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Start your Career at Sea with NSCC [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Community College
Year of publication: 
2019

The marine industry is growing and thousands of job opportunities exist right now.

To help meet this demand and diversify the workforce, the federal government, through the Oceans Protection Plan, is providing $2.5 million in bursaries for women and Indigenous peoples to pursue marine education. As a woman or Indigenous person, you may qualify to have 90% of the course cost covered.

Why choose a career at sea?

Our Strategy [Canada's Ocean Supercluster]

Publisher: 
Canada's Ocean Supercluster
Year of publication: 
2019

The Ocean Supercluster is an industry-led collaboration that will build Canada’s ocean economy into one of the country’s most significant and sustainable value-creating economic segments. It is a national undertaking, with investment from companies across Canada, partnerships with post-secondary institutions, indigenous groups, and international partners.

Canada's Ocean Supercluster - Backgrounder

Publisher: 
Canada's Ocean Supercluster
Year of publication: 
2019

ABOUT THE OCEAN SUPERCLUSTER

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is a private sector-led partnership—concentrated largely in Atlantic Canada—that brings companies together to boost innovation and modernization across oceans sectors. The Ocean Supercluster includes companies of all sizes who are committed to adopting and commercializing technologies to solve shared challenges. The partnership will also invest to develop talent, improve supply chain opportunities, and foster more ocean start-ups to build the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Aboriginal Opportunities- Access to Government, Industry Partners in Fisheries [Assembly of First Nations, AFN]

Publisher: 
Assembly of First Nations
Year of publication: 
2011

This is a resource document regarding Aboriginal opportunities

Marketing/International Trade - Barriers, Opportunities, and Best Practices: Overview of First Nation Fisheries and Policy Considerations [Assembly of First Nations, AFN]

Publisher: 
Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
Year of publication: 
2011

"AFN has produced this Economic Development in Fisheries booklet that will assist in understanding what exists, and to expand on the national vision to help facilitate First Nations entry into the seafood industry by providing them with the tools and advice on what best practices exist, and how they can be involved or how to go about it."

We are the Stewards: Indigenous-Led Fisheries Innovation in North America [Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs, JOPNA]

Publisher: 
Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs (JOPNA)
Year of publication: 
2008

"We Are the Stewards reviews the current state of Indigenous-led fisheries management in the United States and Canada, summarizing major trends in Indigenous-led fisheries innovation in North America and presents common keys and challenges to the success of these efforts.

Coast Salish Gathering [Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development]

Publisher: 
Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development (HPAIED)
Year of publication: 
2011

"The Coast Salish Gathering provides an environmental policy platform for the tribal and First Nations governments, state and provincial governments, and the US and Canadian federal governments—all of which have interests in the Salish Sea region—to discuss and determine effective environmental strategies and practices. Most important for the Coast Salish people, however, it amplifies their voice on the environmental issues that matter most to them: access to toxin-free traditional foods, adequate water quality and quantity, and collective climate change policies."

Accountability for Subordinate Legislation: The Case of the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulation [William Stanbury]

Publisher: 
Fraser Institute
Year of publication: 
2003

"This paper is organized as follows. Section 2 compares the process by which statutes are created (or amended) to that by which subordinate legislation is made into law. Section 3 briefly explores the role and activities of the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations. Section 4 consists of a detailed chronology of one (large) set of regulations, the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations (ACFLRs), focusing on their review and evaluation by the Standing Joint Committee.

From subsistence to commercial fishing in Northern Canada, The experience of an Inuk entrepreneur [British Food Journal]

Publisher: 
British Food Journal
Year of publication: 
2006

Article shows how Native entrepreneurs have to not only overcome regulatory and economic difficulties, but also the moral dilemmas of breaking social norms. The business analyzed involved selling smoked, filleted and whole char to both wholesale and retail customers. In the north, sharing of food among people is a social norm given to how hard it is to survive there.

Food Fish, Commercial Fish, and Fish to Support a Moderate Livelihood: Characterizing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to Canadian Fisheries [Arctic Review on Law and Politics]

Publisher: 
Arctic Review on Law and Politics
Year of publication: 
2010

"The Aboriginal peoples of Canada stand in a different legal relationship to the fisheries than non-Aboriginal Canadians. They do so by virtue of a long history with the fisheries that precedes non-Aboriginal settlement in North America, and because of the constitutional entrenchment of Aboriginal and treaty rights in Canadian law.

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