Fishery Notice

Category(s):
ABORIGINAL - General Information
COMMERCIAL - General Information
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish Trawl
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Halibut
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Other Hook and Line
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Rockfish Hook and Line
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Sablefish
COMMERCIAL - Herring - Roe: Gill Net
COMMERCIAL - Herring - Roe: Seine
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Crab
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Euphausiid
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Geoduck and Horseclam
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Prawn and Shrimp by Trap
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Sea Cucumber
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Sea Urchin - Green
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Sea Urchin - Red
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Shrimp Trawl
COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net
COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine
COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Troll
General Information
Licensing Information
Subject:
FN1373-Extension of application deadline for relinquishment of commercial fishing licence eligibilities and quota until January 8, 2016.


The Government of Canada is committed to expanding opportunities for Aboriginal 
peoples to participate in Pacific commercial fisheries.  At this time, funding 
is anticipated to be available under Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific 
Region Aboriginal programs for licence eligibility and quota relinquishments to 
be completed by March 31, 2016.

The Application for Relinquishment package was recently mailed out to all 
eligible vessel owners/licence eligibility holders announcing the current 
relinquishment opportunity, and application submissions being accepted until 
December 18, 2015.

Please note that the deadline for submissions of Applications for 
Relinquishment of a Commercial Fishing Licence Eligibilities or Quota has now 
been extended to Friday, January 8, 2016. 

Should you have any questions regarding the application form or this process, 
please contact the Vancouver Pacific Fishery Licence Unit (PFLU) at (604) 666-
1640 for further assistance. 

Contact: Andria Charette: (604)666-1640

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1373
Sent December 23, 2015 at 0841