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Objectives of the PFHCB


  • to promote the interest of fish harvesters as a professional group;

  • to operate and maintain a fish harvester registration system;

  • to develop, evaluate and recommend courses under the professionalization program;

  • to be responsible for defining the standards for professionalization;

  • to issue certificates of accreditation to qualifying fish harvesters;

  • to provide an independent appeals procedure for fish harvesters;

  • to develop, maintain and monitor compliance of a Code of Ethics;

  • to apply sanctions against fish harvesters who violate the Board's Code of Ethics; and

  • to provide an advisory role to the federal and provincial governments in the formation
    of fisheries policies consistent with the common good of fish harvesters.

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