Fishing Vessel Owners Association

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Fishing Vessel Owners Association

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  • F.V.O.A

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Other form(s) of name

  • Fishing Vessel Owners Association of British Columbia, Committee of British Columbia Fishing Vessel Owners

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The Fishing Vessel Owners Association (F.V.O.A.) has served the interests of fishing vessel owners since 1935. The association was incorporated in 1938. The F.V.O.A. is involved with all aspects related to fish and water issues. These include, but are not limited to, First Nations concerns, the development and administration of relevant legislation, policies and procedures, the environment, vessels, land referrals, and Canadian-U.S. relations and negotiations. This work is done in conjunction with all relevant organization, committees, councils, boards, governmental departments, and legislative bodies. These groups include, but are not limited to, the Canadian government's Fisheries and Oceans Department, the Fisheries Development Council, Transport Canada, The Coast Guard, the Herring Management Working Group and Herring Industry Advisory Board, the Aboriginal Peoples Foods Fisheries, Canada's Northern Department's Minister of Indian Affairs, the Salmonid Enhancement Task Group, the Fraser River Panel, the Pacific Coast Salmon Commission, and the U.S. Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Service Bureau of Commercial Fisheries.


Vancouver, B.C.

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