Federal/Provincial/Territorial and Industry Relations

What is FPT and industry relations?

The department works diligently to advocate on behalf of our province’s commercial fishing industry at the federal/ provincial and territorial level to ensure that the interests of our province are represented and understood.

Department staff represents the province on numerous FPT species advisory committees such as

  • Gulf Small Pelagics
  • Atlantic Large Pelagics
  • Gulf Snow Crab
  • Southern Gulf Lobster
  • Gulf Shrimp
  • Southern Gulf Scallop
  • Northern Shrimp.

Department staff represents the province on numerous FPT intergovernmental committees related to the marine and coastal environment.

The department works closely with the Prince Edward Island commercial fishing industry participating in advisory boards for:

  • lobster
  • tuna
  • herring
  • mackerel
  • groundfish
  • rock crab
  • snow crab
  • estuarial species.

For more information contact:

Manager, Marine Fisheries
Dave MacEwen
PEI Department of Agriculture & Fisheries
PO Box 1180
Montague, PE C0A 1R0

Tel: (902) 838-0635 Fax: (902) 838-0975
Toll Free: 1-877-407-0187

Email: dgmacewen@gov.pe.ca (link sends e-mail)

Industry Reports


Published date: 
February 23, 2016
Fisheries and Communities

General Inquiries

Department of Fisheries and Communities
PO Box 1180
548 Main Street
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Phone: 902-838-0910
Fax: 902-838-0975