Council News

  • Passing of Don Assu
    Donald Assu It is with a heavy heart that the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvester (CCPFH) shares the sad news of the passing of Donald Assu on July 21st, 2015 after a brief illness. The CCPFH has... Read More
  • Sockeye Stocks Studies and Policies
    Salmon fishing aboard Joshua Duncan's vessel This year set out to be a good year for commercial Fraser River sockeye fishing in Canada. Forecasts indicated 21 million to as many as 70 million sockeye returning to the river.  The final... Read More
  • Thorough Analysis of Fishing Industry Labour Force Issues
    Fish harvester at work A major study is underway in rural coastal regions across Canada. The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) has embarked on a two and a half year study. It will document skill... Read More
  • A Fisherman For All Seasons
    Welcome to our series of articles wherein we interview some fascinating people in the fish harvesting industry and get to find out more about them.   The Canadian Council of Professional Fish... Read More
  • Portrait of Newfoundland Shrimp Fishing
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters is releasing the last video of its fish harvesters across Canada series. This last video follows Dwight, Chad and Ashley Spence and Wade Rumbolt... Read More