No two vessels’ stability characteristics are the same. Some vessels have similar stability but the stability of one vessel is never identical to another. Even so-called “sister” vessels will likely have different stability features. The specifics of a vessel’s stability are...
Three years ago, we began our campaign to reverse the outdated “Moonlighter Policy” that targets Category B lobster licence holders in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and P.E.I. In that time, our efforts have consistently been met with delays and...
We’ve come to the end of another year filled with uncertainty, with no sign of predictability on the horizon. No one is really sure what the new year will bring. Stability has been hard...
Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish well into the age of 80. However, this is the reality for a group of...
Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish well into the age of 80. However, this is the reality for a group of...
As we approach the 2021 fishing season on the East Coast, I am focused on solutions that protect Indigenous rights and all those who work in our fisheries in order to provide everyone an opportunity to thrive.
The North Atlantic right whale is endangered. According to the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) report, this population has even been classified as critically endangered. Unfortunately, this means that the causes...
A lot of people in the seafood industry are thinking about the coronavirus, now called COVID-19. The major impact has been on shipping, tourism and travel, all of which are vital to the North American...
The North Atlantic right whale population is hovering at the brink of failure, with around 400 surviving individuals.  In some years, there has been some population increase and in other years not. But the fact...
There is definitely a hiccup in the live lobster market. Historically, April is usually the time of highest live prices for the year. This is because new Canadian seasons have not...
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