The mandate of the Scotia Fundy Professional Fishermen’s Registration and Training Association is to administer a registration and training system for the fishing industry in the Scotia Fundy region.
The objective of the SFPFR&TA is to improve capacity of fishermen, improve the image of work in the fishery, and promote and strengthen a training culture amongst fishermen.
Currently all fishermen are required to hold a Personal Fishing Registration (PFR) which costs them $50. This PFR registration system is currently administered by DFO.
The goal of the SFPFR&TA is to administer this registration system and the funds collected will be put back into the fishing industry to be used for training needed by fishermen.