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References and Related Online Materials

Number of Persons Engaged in Fishing Operations:Statistics Canada. (1999). Table N38-48 Number of persons engaged in primary fishing operations, by province, 1878 to 1975. Section N: Fisheries. Historical Statistics of Canada (catalogue no. 11-516-X). Last updated October 22, 2008. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-516-x/sectionn/4057755-eng.htm (accessed June 4, 2010).
Value of Fish Landed:

1976-2007: Fisheries and Oceans Canada. (no date). Commercial Fisheries - Landings - Summary Tables. Last updated September 3, 2009. http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/stats/commercial/land-debarq/sum/sum-tab-eng.htm (accessed June 4, 2010). 

1919-1975: Statistics Canada. (1999). Table N1-11 Value of fish landed, by province, 1911 to 1975. Section N: Fisheries. Historical Statistics of Canada (catalogue no. 11-516-X). Last updated October 22, 2008. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-516-x/sectionn/4057755-eng.htm (accessed June 4, 2010).

NOTE: Statistics Canada's definition of "commercial fish" includes acquatic plants and other acquatic animals, wheras Fisheries and Oceans includes only fish. 

Quantity of Fish Caught:Fisheries and Oceans Canada. (no date). Commercial Fisheries - Landings - Freshwater. Last updated September 3, 2009. http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/stats/commercial/fresh-yrlist-eng.htm (accessed June 4, 2010).