• The aboriginal right to fish continues
  • Negotiations will not be dragged down because DFO has a poor mandate
  • DFO has a chance to go back to cabinet to get a better mandate
  • Gives us an opportunity to work with the A-Tlegay First Nations to negotiate the commercial component
  • We can always negotiate a Comprehensive Fish Chapter during Periodic Renewal


  • Do not have constitutionally protected FSC allocations