Cape Breton Fish Harvesters Association
Representation, Empowerment, and Innovation
1. Representing the owner/operator inshore fishing fleet through the challenges of maintaining the long term sustainability of this industry.
2. Empowering fishermen through scientific research, partnerships and participation in decision-making processes that affect the future of their fishery.
3. Innovating the industry with the emerging opportunities provided by the local food movement, seafood traceability, small scale food systems and eco-certification.
Our members represent many fisheries including; Lobster, Halibut, Crab, Mackerel, Herring, Sword Fish, Squid, eel, Sea Urchin, Clam, Mussels, Oyster, Smelt, Scallop, Tuna and Cod