Advocacy on behalf of members that helps shape a favourable business environment to foster sustainable growth for our industry is a core function of FCC.
In order to create a favourable policy and regulatory environment for our members, FCC works with several departments including, Fisheries & Oceans Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Global Affairs Canada (International Trade) , Environment and Climate Change Canada, Employment & Social Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. FCC also works with international agencies and fishing industry counterparts in other countries regarding issues such as sustainable fisheries management, conservation and export to foreign markets.
FCC is guided by a three-year strategic plan that helps to guide our focus in advocacy, but we are constantly monitoring and acting on new areas of interest for our members. Below are some of the topics we are currently involved in: