Department of Fisheries & Oceans Canada remove At-Sea Observers



On April 2nd, the Department of Fisheries & Oceans Canada pulled At-Sea Observers from fishing boats due to coronavirus pandemic. The At-Sea Observer Program provides independent third-party verification of commercial fish harvesting activities. Darren Goetze, Director General of Conservation and Protection for the DFO joins us to discuss why they removed observers and how they are monitoring commercial fisheries.

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