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Co-Management Bodies




Fisheries Joint Management Committee (FJMC)

The Fisheries Joint Management Committee (FJMC) was established in 1986 under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA).

The FJMC has the following responsibilities:

  • to assist Canada and the Inuvialuit in administering the rights and obligations related to fisheries under the IFA,
  • to assist the Minister in carrying out his responsibilities for the management of fisheries and marine mammals in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), and
  • to advise the Minister on all matters relating to Inuvialuit and ISR fisheries.

The FJMC is a co-management organization with two members being appointed by the Inuvialuit Game Council and two members appointed by the Government of Canada through Orders in Council. A chairperson is appointed by the members.

FJMC Mission Statement
To ensure that the renewable marine, anadromous and freshwater resources of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region are managed and conserved for the wise use and benefit of present and future generations.

Please visit the FJMC Website for more information.

Contact Information
Fisheries Joint Management Committee
Joint Secretariat – Inuvialuit Renewable Resource Committees

P.O. Box 2120
Inuvik, NT, Canada X0E 0T0

Tel: (867) 777-2828
Fax: (867) 777-2610