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Two MPAs, Fisheries Conservation Area Proposed for N.S. Waters

Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore Islands and the Fundian Channel-Browns Bank, located approximately 120 kilometres south of Yarmouth, have been identified as Areas of Interest...

Small Craft Harbours Work Ongoing

A dump truck unloads some armour rock near an excavator at the Prospect Point wharf in Shag Harbour to repair a breach that was...

Proposed Drilling to Take Place Near MPAs

For Southwestern Nova Scotia fishermen and residents, it would seem the right hand doesn’t know what the left is doing when it comes to...

Navigator Publishing Acquires Atlantic Boating and Atlantic Fisherman

The TriNav Group of Companies recently announced the acquisition of the publishing titles Atlantic Boating Magazine and Atlantic Fisherman from Advocate Media Incorporated. The TriNav...

Is Offshore Drilling Worth the Risk?

Whether Nova Scotia is at risk of a Deepwater Horizon disaster was the question asked and examined during a speaking tour in Nova Scotia...

Where is the Outcry to Offshore Petroleum Drilling?

I moved to Nova Scotia about 15 months ago and was not here for the official announcement, if there ever was one in regard...

A Fisheries Publication Dedicated to SW Nova

As you are reading this, the world’s largest lobster fishery is winding down for another year. The fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33-34 will...

Harsh Weather Playing Havoc with Lobster Season

The spring lobster fishery is well underway in southwestern Nova Scotia with fishermen who land part or all of their fishing gear for the...
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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...
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Maritime Fishermen’s Union makes early repayment of loan

MONCTON, NB – The Maritime Fishermen’s Union is giving $6.8 million to the provincial government to complete early repayment of an $11-million loan provided...
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