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Industry News

PEIFA pleased with increased tuna quota

The Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association says it’s pleased with the additional Bluefin tuna quota granted at the recent International Commission for the Conservation...

Fishery Politics

Federal government launches $20 million clean technology program

Saint Andrews, N.B. — The federal government has launched a new program that will provide up to $20 million over four years to help...

NL Fisheries and Land Resources sees 2017 as year of progress,...

Gerry Byrne, minister of Newfoundland and Labrador’s new Department of Fisheries and Land Resources, says his department emerged from 2017 with a sharp focus...

Enviroment

There are still iron men

At Kelly Cove Salmon, Phil Tinker (Capt. of the vessel Mark Bolt) and extremely dedicated crew members Brad Elliott, Merle Leslie, Aubrey Keefe, and...

Shark fishing decisions fall short

Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) failed to adopt recommended limits to...

Research

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Researchers on fisheries-related issues receive additional funding

An assistant professor at the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture in Truro has been named Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture and Nutrition. Stefanie Columbo also received...
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Funding announced for oyster program

The Quality Oyster Aquaculture Program operated by West Prince Venture is receiving funding from the federal and provincial governments to help oyster growers and...
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Lobster briefs

The Lobster Institute is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017 by highlighting the close and collaborative relationships it has built with the lobster industry...
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AquaBounty wins biotechnology award

AquaBounty, the company behind the development of the first genetically-engineered fish species licensed for sale in North America, is the winner of the Gold...
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Participants chosen for halibut longline survey

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association recently held a draw to choose participants to assist in the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey. Participants assist in the...
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Participants sought for halibut longline science survey

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is seeking approximately 11 participants to assist in the anticipated approval of the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey. Participants will...
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AVC participating in salmon research project

The Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of P.E.I., is participating in a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured...
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