Supporting Canada with Seafood

The voice of Canada’s fish and seafood industry, promoting a sustainable resource and prosperous industry playing a vital role in the Canadian economy.

FCC members take pride in being key employers in their communities, providing jobs and creating an economic base for other local businesses.

54

Membership organizations

90,000

Jobs created

$9 billion

GDP produced annually

Resource Highlight

Annual Report 2020

A look at what the Canadian fishing industry is doing to help Canada reach its environmental, social and economic goals.

Our Focus

Strategic Priorities

Canada has tremendous potential as a seafood producing nation with world-leading marine and water resources and a talented workforce. Our focus is on the following areas.

Regulations

Achieving a modern, effective and efficient regulatory environment that supports a competitive, innovative and sustainable sector

Market Access

Expanding market access to facilitate a robust export business for Canadian seafood

Food Production

Positioning and promoting fishing as food harvest and processors as food producers

Sustainability

Increasing domestic and international recognition of the sustainability of Canada’s fisheries

Competition

Creating stable and predictable access and allocation shares for Canadian fisheries that enable a competitive fisheries sector, fosters investment and sustainable growth

Strength

Ensuring the continued growth of FCC by creating and showcasing value to members and excellence in internal governance

Sustainable Development Goals

The Canadian fish and seafood industry plays an active role in creating a sustainable economic future both domestically and internationally, assisting in the realization of key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

SDG 1: No poverty
SDG 2: Zero hunger
SDG 3: Good health and well being
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
SDG 14: Life below water

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