Shimano’s Phil Morlock Receives Sportfishing Industry Award

Peterborough, ON - Phil Morlock, Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy for Shimano, was awarded top honours today from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association (CSIA). President Kim Rhodes presented [...]

March 14th, 2019|Categories: KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shimano’s Phil Morlock Receives Sportfishing Industry Award

Protection Zones: One Size Does Not Fit All

Where fisheries closures arise, supporting scientific data is curiously absent. Last week we outlined the seven components of the North American Conservation Model. Included in that list are three crucial [...]

November 13th, 2018|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Protection Zones: One Size Does Not Fit All

The North American Model of Conservation

In our first article in our series on Elevating Recreational Fishing in Canada, we revealed that the Canadian government is ignoring decades of sound natural resources management. What should be celebrated [...]

November 6th, 2018|Categories: Elevating Recreational Fishing, Issues, KCF Exclusive, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The North American Model of Conservation

Re: Point Pelee National Park region National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) feasibility study

September 24, 2018 Hon. Catherine McKenna Minister, Environment and Climate Change House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister McKenna, Re: Point Pelee National Park region National Marine Conservation [...]

M.P. Bob Zimmer and Walter Oster Receive Sportfishing Industry President’s Award

CSIA President Kim Rhodes recently presented the association's highest honor to M.P. Bob Zimmer (Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies) and Walter Oster, in recognition of their advocacy and leadership in support [...]

March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Issues, KCF Exclusive, News, Ontario, West|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on M.P. Bob Zimmer and Walter Oster Receive Sportfishing Industry President’s Award

Dr. Larry McKinney Testifies Before the Standing Committee on The Oceans Act

If you missed Dr. Larry McKinney's important testimony on January 30th to the House of Commons Standing Committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas, we encourage you to take [...]

We Wanna Know…

Our team has been toying with the idea of creating a Keep Canada Fishing subscription box, and now we want to know: is this something our friends and followers would [...]

Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Minister LeBlanc’s PNCIMA Announcement

For Immediate Release February 16, 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Official Critic for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, made the following [...]

Our Letter to Members of Parliament regarding their vote next week on Bill C-246

The CSIA sent out the following letter to Canadian MPs regarding Bill C-246. Letter to MPs Regarding Bill C-246

September 30th, 2016|Categories: Atlantic Canada, General, Issues, KCF Exclusive, Maritimes, News, North, Ontario, Prairies, Quebec, West|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Our Letter to Members of Parliament regarding their vote next week on Bill C-246

LEGAL ANALYSIS OF Bill C-246

Document courtesy of the office of MP Robert Sopuck in cooperation with the Canadian legal community.  Executive Summary Current Law: The Criminal Code of Canada already has comprehensive provisions that criminalize [...]