PUBLISHED: 04 October 2022

Federal government failing to protect commercially valuable fish: report

CBC News

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is falling short when it comes to protecting endangered aquatic species, a new report tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday said — particularly species that are commercially valuable. The 2022 Fall Reports from Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Jerry DeMarco found inadequate staffing, knowledge gaps and a bias against protecting species of commercial value at the department. Click here to continue reading