A Department of Fisheries and Oceans policy on commercial fishing is discriminatory against Nunavut fisheries, Sen. Dennis Patterson argued on the Senate floor June 17.

The federal government department introduced Last In First Out (LIFO) in 2003 as part of its Integrated Fisheries Management Plan. Under LIFO, as quotas are reduced due to climate change, new licence holders lose their shrimp quotas before older ones. Read more

Senator challenges fisheries policy