FLC has several ongoing projects:

  • The Fisheries Law Update

The Fisheries Law Update is a quarterly publication that updates the legal community, academics, and a variety of stakeholders as to the recent developments in the area of fisheries and seafood regulations. The update covers both local and international developments. Click here to view our Summer issue.

  • A Legal Guide to Community Supported Fisheries

The Fisheries Law Centre is developing a guide which will offer Canadian fishermen and NGOs the support and information required for starting Community Supported Fisheries (CSFs).  Beyond explaining the potential beneficial environmental, social and economic aspects of CSFs, the guide addresses important legal issues that fishermen and NGOs should be aware of. For more information, please click here.

  • Summer Training Program

FLC is now offering a training program to law students in the area of fisheries and seafood law. The intern will be exposed not only to lectures and workshops on fisheries and seafood law, but also will be placed with a not-for-profit organization specialized in a related field. The intern will be subjected to a variety of topics including fisheries management, seafood safety, labelling, traceability etc. For more details, click here.

  • How Seafood is Regulated

This is a series of publication each covering a specific jurisdiction. In each issue, an overview of how seafood is regulated will be described. Our upcoming issues will cover China, Hong Kong, Canada, and the USA.

  •  Courses & Workshops

FLC developed a series of courses covering topics such as Fisheries Law, Aquaculture Regulations, Fisheries Management Schemes, and Seafood Safety. These courses & workshops can be delivered at law schools, continuing legal education workshops or at any interested organizations. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you are interest in collaborating. Kindly visit our courses page to view current offerings.

  • Conferences & Seminars

FLC is actively engaged in speaking opportunities at conferences.                                   Our 2013 upcoming conference participation includes:

– The Food and Drug Law Institute’ (FDLI) annual conference in Beijing                                 – The 5th NFRDI Scientific Conference, Manila                                                                       – Seminar, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong                                                               – Small-Scale Fisheries Governance: Development for Wellbeing and Sustainability, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad

Previous conference participations includes:

– Fisheries Law Seminar, Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia                                                                                                                       – Centre for Maritime Research’ MARE conference in Amsterdam, June 2013