Fisheries and Oceans Canada Present at the AMIK Conference
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) recently participated in the 2016 conference of the Agence Mamu Innu Kaikusseht (AMIK), an Aboriginal not-for-profit organization involved in fisheries and environmental conservation. The event was held on November 30 at the Uashat Shaputuan Museum (Sept-Îles), under the theme Aboriginal Fisheries in Quebec: Assessment and Issues—Governance, Conservation and Development.
Two DFO representatives spoke at the event. Denis Gros-Louis, Director, Resource Management and Aboriginal Affairs, spoke of Aboriginal successes in fisheries management in Quebec. As for the presentation by Suzanne Mark, Coordinator, Integrated Oceans Management, the theme was Marine Conservation Goals—Projects for the Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Aboriginal Engagement.