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.


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$9 billion

GDP produced annually

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2021 Annual Report

The Fisheries Council of Canada’s 2021 Annual Report is a summary of the progress the industry has made towards its strategic goals in sustainability and economic growth, highlighting its importance as a key Canadian sector.

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.


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


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


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


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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