This page serves as an archive for CARS documents, including monthly meetings minutes and policy position statements.

CARS Bylaws

CARS Meetings

CARS-EXCOMM-Apr-2022-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from April 2022 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Mar-2022-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from March 2022 monthly CARS conference call]

2022 CARS AGM Meeting Slides [Powerpoint slides from CARS annual business meeting held virtually, February 2022]

CARS-EXCOMM-Jan-2022-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from January 2022 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Dec-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from December 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Nov-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from November 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Oct-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from October 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Sep-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from September 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Jun-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from June 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-May-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from May 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Apr-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from April 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Mar-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from March 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

2021 CCFFR-CARS AGM Meeting Slides [Powerpoint slides from CARS annual business meeting held virtually, February 2021]

CARS-EXCOMM-Jan-2021-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from January 2021 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Dec-2020-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from December 2020 monthly CARS conference call]

CARS-EXCOMM-Nov-2020-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from November 2020 monthly CARS conference call]

2020 CCFFR-CARS AGM Meeting Slides [Powerpoint slides from CARS annual business meeting held in Halifax, January 2020]

CARS-EXCOMM-Feb-2020-Meeting-Minutes [Minutes from February 2020 monthly CARS conference call]

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Legends SOP

Larkin Award SOP

Policy Positions

CARS has occasionally represented the views of its members on fisheries policy by submitting letters to Canadian policymakers, or by co-signing letters or petitions relating to fisheries policy. Letters penned by CARS presidents on behalf of the section, or co-signed by CARS, are archived below.

DFO Response to American Eel Letter [November 23, 2018]

American Eel Listing Decision Letter [March 19, 2018]

CARS Submission on Fisheries Act Review [December 6, 2016]

Letter to Minister Tootoo [April 9, 2016]

Second letter to Minister Ashfield on Fisheries Act changes [June 6, 2012]

Letter to Minister Ashfield on Fisheries Act Changes [March 20, 2012]