Canada’s Fisheries Act has been and continues to be one of the most oppressive and one of the most contentious of these acts. This brief reviews the potential impact of the proposed amendments to the act that are currently being reviewed by the Senate.
Nicholas XEMŦOLTW Claxton
@nickclax Nick Claxton is an Assistant Professor in School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria. Nick’s teaching and research is centered on the revitalization and resurgence of Indigenous knowledges through community-based and land-based research and education. Nick’s doctoral research was focused on the revitalization of his First Nation’s community’s traditional fishing practice. Nick was born and raised in Saanich Territory. He is a member of Tsawout, one of the Saanich First Nation bands on Southern Vancouver Island.