Fisheries and Land Resources

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fishing Industry Renewal and Adjustment Division


This division is responsible for the coordination and overall implementation of the Canada/ Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Industry Renewal Strategy. The Provincial elements include:

  • processing policy renewal;
  • implementation of fish auctions;
  • enhanced marketing;
  • increased fisheries research and development;
  • occupational health and safety; and
  • enhanced Fisheries Loan Guarantee Program

This division also works with the Departments of Municipal Affairs, Human Resources, Labour and Employment, and Innovation, Trade and Rural Development for the identification and implementation of measures to assist individuals, businesses and communities affected by adjustment and renewal in the fishing industry.


Fishing Industry Renewal
Petten Building,
30 Strawberry Marsh Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL
A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-3712
Fax: (709) 729-6082
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