Wednesday, December 13, 2017
HALIFAX, NS — Nova Scotia has a new cargo carrier travelling between Halifax and China that will enhance services with a growing trading partner. “The province congratulates Halifax International Airport Authority on securing Yangtze River Express Airlines as a key...
HALIFAX, NS — A new lobster quality initiative between Nova Scotia and Tmall-Alibaba, an online retail company in China, will set a premium quality standard for exported Nova Scotia lobster. Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell says Nova Scotia has...
HERMITAGE-SANDYVILLE, NL — International aquaculture producer Marine Harvest has completed the purchase of aquaculture farming assets previously owned by Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada. The purchase includes seven farming licences in the province and the Hermitage...
In anticipation of Canada’s sesquicentennial (150th) celebrations this year, the Royal Canadian Mint launched a national “My Canada, My Inspiration” coin design contest in March 2015, inviting the public to create new designs for a commemorative 2017 circulation coin...
HALLOWELL, ME — Fresh Maine Atlantic salmon from Cooke Aquaculture’s Deep Cove marine farm site, near Eastport, was on the menu at the recent presidential inauguration events in Washington, D.C. “We know Maine’s aquaculture industry is having a major impact...
Most lobster fishers in New Brunswick are pleased with the scheduled staggered increase in lobster carapace size. The federal government imposed three scheduled increases: one millimetre in 2016, and two millimetres in each of 2017 and 2018, bringing the...
Saint Andrews, NB — The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers’ Association will hold a 30th anniversary gala celebration in October as part of its annual aquaculture research, science and technology forum. The association’s annual meeting will take place at the Algonquin...
Blacks Harbour, NB — The Cooke family has formally acquired the assets of Fripur S.A., Uruguay’s largest seafood company. The final closing took place Dec. 14 when a public purchase deed was signed in Uruguay, finalizing a thorough court approval...
Nova Scotians are encouraged to gear up and head to one of the province’s open waterways to enjoy this winter’s sportfishing season. “Winter sportfishing is a great way for people of all ages to enjoy the outdoors,” says Fisheries and...
YARMOUTH, NS – Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show, the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, returned to the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, N.S. on Feb. 3 and 4, bringing with it a packed house, both in terms of exhibitors...

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