Mime’j Seafoods Limited

“Harvesters and Traders of Ocean Quality Seafoods”

Our Goal:

The off-reserve Mi’kmaq/Aboriginal Peoples Community Aboriginal Communal Commercial Fisheries management enterprise. Promoting, developing, administering and managing the participation of interested and registered Aboriginal Communal Commercial Fish Harvesters for their greater economic well-being, self-sufficiency and our Community’s economic development.

Serving:

The interested and designated off-reserve Mi’kmaq/Aboriginal Peoples in Nova Scotia who are prepared to earn a livelihood through involvement and participation in the Aboriginal Communal Commercial Fisheries.

How We Help:

Negotiate access to commercial fishing licenses, leases and permits, and the acquisition of vessels, gear and equipment.

Undertake identification of our Community’s Commercial fish harvesters’ interests, skills, knowledge, experience, training needs and types of fisheries throughout all coastal waters of Nova Scotia.

Research and develop our Community’s commercial fishing strategies: identifying species needs, equipment, vessel & gear needs, facilities and infrastructure needs, home port and wharfage needs.

Undertake training and human resource development to enhance the capacity of our Community’s commercial fish harvesters to effectively, efficiently and safely participate in the Commercial fishery for greater success, employment and economic well-being.

Promote and expand the administration capacity of our Community’s Communal Commercial fishing enterprise to become self-reliant and continue to grow to create greater opportunities and greater participation for our Community members in our Aboriginal Communal Commercial fishery initiatives.

Research and plan for the establishment of an important component of modern commercial fishing industry – our trading and marketing of ocean quality seafood.

Negotiate and plan the participation in exploratory and developmental fisheries.

For More Information Contact:

Mime’j Seafoods Limited
President – Tim Martin
172 Truro Heights Road
Truro Heights, N.S. B6L 1X1

Toll Free: 1-877-565-1752
Direct: 1-902-895-3600
Fax: 1-902-895-8182
email: mimej@ncnsnetcomm.ns.ca
Website: www.ncnsnetcomm.ns.ca or www.ncns.ca

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For Immediate Release
Native Council of Nova Scotia Elects New Chief and President

The Native Council of Nova Scotia has elected Lorraine Augustine as Chief and President during their 43rd Annual General Assembly held in Liverpool this past weekend.
Chief Lorraine Augustine is a proud Mi’kmaq mother of two sons and has lived off reserve all her life. She has also served past terms of Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia.
Chief Augustine has over 20 years of experience in economic development, business development, administration, negotiations, proposal development, human resources and political advocacy.
As Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia, Chief Augustine will expand existing programs and services, negotiate new ones, advocate with all levels of government to recognize inherent Aboriginal and Treaty rights, establish processes for reconciliation and advance the Population of off reserve Aboriginal Peoples who reside in their Traditional Homelands of Nova Scotia.

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Contact

Address:
129 Truro Heights Road,
P.O. Box 1320,
Truro, N.S.
B2N 5N2

Toll Free: 1-800-565-4372
Direct: 902-895-1523
Fax: 902-895-0024