COVID-19 Response

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Fishers: Stay Current

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Fish Deliveries Strong through Fall 2019, into Winter 2020

Fish deliveries to Freshwater have been strong through the fall and winter. To all fishers from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories ~ thank you for choosing to deliver your catch to us!




2014-15 ~ A Solid Year All Around

Farewell from President & CEO, John Wood

It has been eight years since I joined Freshwater ~ eight interesting years that have flown by as each day brought different decisions to be made, issues to resolve or opportunities to leverage.

Commercial Fishing in Alberta

This summer news has come out of Alberta about its commercial fishing industry.

Alberta’s provincial government has opted to close the commercial fishing industry. Effective immediately, all fish resources in Alberta will now be managed entirely for Aboriginal sustenance commitments and the tourism and sport fishing industries.

Meet the new Board Members

During my time at Freshwater I have worked closely with the Board of Directors. There have been several people appointed to the Board over the years. This spring, two new individuals were appointed. Let me take this opportunity to introduce you to Freshwater’s latest Board members.

Manitoba Declares Official Fish

After much public debate the province of Manitoba has declared the walleye as one of the new identifiers for the heritage and history of the province.

Read more about the new provincial emblems.

David Tomasson - A Passionate Manitoban

On Friday March 7th, a number of us from Freshwater attended a memorial service for David Tomasson.

David, who was the Chair of Freshwater’s Board of Directors since August 2010, passed away on February 14, 2014.

During the service, we heard how David was passionate about his family, his many friends, his career in the Manitoba government, operating his own consulting business, and as a fourth generation commercial fisher. 

2020 Annual Public Meeting

Please click here for information on the 2020 Annual Public Meeting

Available Position: Director

Freshwater Fish currently has an opportunity for a Director to serve on its Board.  Details on the position are available at FFMC – Director