Monday, May 29, 2017

Industry News

Island seafood companies take part in Seafood Expo

Borden, P.E.I. — For Confederation Cove Mussel Company in Borden-Carleton, Seafood Expo North America is an opportunity to find new business, strengthen existing relationships,...

Fishery Politics

Fishers walk out of meeting with Transport Canada

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association joined other industry groups in working out of a recent Halifax meeting with Transport Canada. The 15 industry groups were calling...

PEIFA offers support to rural schools

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is lending its support to an effort to save five small schools in the province. “A large majority of our captains...

Enviroment

Fisheries, Land Resources to focus on sustainable resource growth

ST. JOHN’S, NL — The new Department of Fisheries and Land Resources will bring greater focus to the management of the province’s fishery and...

Developing an environmentally safe answer

Economic Development Minister Heath MacDonald (front row, third from right), congratulates Dr. Subrata Chowdhury (front row, third from left) and his staff at RPS...

Research

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Logos and labels

Whoever designed the new Nova Scotia premium international seafood brand logo did a fine job in my estimation. Tastefully understated, the new logo was...
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Is video monitoring a good alternative to traditional observer coverage?

Electronic video coverage as a possible alternative to traditional at-sea observer coverage is on the radar of fishers in Atlantic Canada. The possibility was brought...
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Collaborative science on display at research society annual conference

The 24th annual Fisherman and Scientists Research Society Conference kicked off with a keynote presentation by Dr. Megan Bailey, a member of the Ocean...