Saturday, June 24, 2017
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, open new markets and grow its earning potential. Confederation Cove is among more than 30 Island...
The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is looking for a promoter that will organize a one-day lobster festival this June. Executive Director Ian MacPherson says the idea of hosting an event that celebrates the spring lobster season and the impact it has...
Colder than normal water temperatures are making for low landings and a late start to the spring lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. “March was pretty well a write-off,” says Bernie Berry, president of the Coldwater Lobster Association, with cold...
The general manager of one of the largest seafood processing plant in western P.E.I. is optimistic the expanded “Team Seafood” program can help him attract workers this spring. “Students help keep our plant fully operational and Team Seafood is a...
Charlotte County, N.B. — The recent Seafood Expo North America held in Boston was a great chance to showcase New Brunswick’s world-class products to buyers around the world, says Premier Brian Gallant. He, along with Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister...
The smelt fishery in P.E.I. inland waters runs from April 1 to June 15 with dip nets and the angling fishery open from April 15 to Sept. 15. The smelt fishery for bag nets, box nets, gill nets and spear...
Moncton, N.B. – With annual exports of $4.7 billion, Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood industry is a significant contributor to the region’s economy. Sustaining and expanding export markets is the goal of the 31 Atlantic Canadian companies and organizations...
Halifax, N.S. — The movement of containerized cargo through the Port of Halifax is a major contributor to the economy of Nova Scotia. The most recent economic impact report, produced by Chris Lowe Planning and Management Group, shows the...
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) recently released the findings of its investigation into a fatal man overboard accident aboard the lobster fishing vessel Cock-a-Wit Lady off Clark’s Harbour, N.S. on Nov. 2015. The TSB ruled that ineffective risk...
Veteran fisher Bobby Jenkins is the new president of the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association. Jenkins, who fishes out of the eastern port of Annandale, has represented the Southern Kings and Queens local on the board for several terms since 1991 and...

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