Fisheries operation is one way in which First Nations communities in British Columbia can create employment opportunities and develop economically. The BCAFN provides information and resources to help communities develop fisheries strategies, while respecting tradition. BCAFN Regional Chief, Terry Teegee also shares responsibility for the national Assembly of First Nations portfolio in fisheries.

Read more about our involvement in the ongoing dialogues around fishing and fisheries in our communities:

Discussion Paper (AFN-Aug. 11, 2020): Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework pdf

News: FNLC Supports Broughton Area Letter of Understanding Re: Fish Farms

Press Release: BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Stands with 'Namgis First Nation in Support of their Jurisdiction Over Fish Farms in Broughton Archipelago

News: BCAFN Supports 'Namgis Protection of their Fish and Aquatic Resources

News: BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Welcomes Amendments to the Fisheries Act

News: BCAFN Regional Chief Appointed to National Fisheries, Justice & Economic Development Portfolios