Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Information for industry and partners of commercial fisheries
Last updated: 2020-04-09
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The Quebec Region falls within the borders of the province of Quebec. It encompasses more than 6 000 km of coastline running along the river, the estuary and part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence as well as Nunavik (Ungava Bay, eastern James Bay, eastern Hudson Bay and the southern part of Hudson Strait).
Prime Minister announces new support for Canada’s fish harvesters
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced up to $469.4 million in new measures to support Canada’s fish harvesters, who are economically impacted by the pandemic but cannot access existing federal measures.
Government of Canada announces new Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund to help Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector
The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced $62.5 million of new assistance to the fish and seafood processing sector.
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