Nunavut fishers will have access to 1,084 tonnes more northern shrimp for 2016-2017.

“This increase in Nunavut’s shrimp fishing allocations is reflective of the Government of Nunavut’s longstanding position that 100 percent of any fisheries quota increase in adjacent waters must go to Nunavut until we reach an equitable share of our adjacent resources,” Environment minister Joe Savikataaq told the legislative assembly Oct. 31. Read more

Nunavut fisheries win more shrimp