The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, announced that the Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program will open for applications on August 24, 2020, through to September 21, 2020.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada have worked to ensure that detailed information about the application process is accessible in advance of its opening.

Detailed information is available now to ensure that all interested parties are prepared to apply on August 24th. All harvesters wishing to apply should visit the Fisheries and Oceans Canada website to determine if they are eligible and find out what documentation is required to complete the application process.