Halibut Treaty

HALIBUT TREATY (formally the Convention for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean) was an agreement between the US and Canada signed on 2 Mar 1923. A milestone in the development of Canadian autonomy, it was the first time that Canada alone negotiated and signed an international treaty on its own behalf. The convention provided for a 3-month closed winter season for HALIBUT fishing, created a 4-member International Fisheries Commission (IFC) and authorized a...

If you are already registered on KnowBC, login now to get access to the full article.

You may already have access to KnowBC through your school, university or library.

If you do not already have access to KnowBC, you can subscribe.