DFO is a national and international leader in marine safety and in the management of oceans and freshwater resources. Departmental activities and presence on Canadian waters help to ensure the safe movement of people and goods.
As a sustainable development department, DFO will integrate environment, economic and social perspectives to ensure Canada’s oceans and freshwater resources benefit this generation and those to come.
Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish United States
Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly purchasing fish from a Thai supplier suspected of being involved in slave labour.
OPEC and UN support shrimp sector in Latin America Austria
The OPEC Fund for International Development has signed a grant agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in support of a project aimed at improving the productivity and competitiveness of the shrimp value chain in the Latin America and Caribbean region.