Minister Confident Industry is up to the Task to Overcome 2021 Challenges In spite of the impact COVID-19 had on markets in 2020, seafood exports from Nova Scotia are still expected to top...
As 2020 is drawing to a close, there is still no sign of resolve in the moderate livelihood lobster fishing dispute in Nova Scotia. “We’ve had discussions in the last four or five days...
Shareholders will be voting at a special meeting in January on the $1-billion sale of Clearwater Seafoods to FNC Holdings Limited Partnership representing a coalition of Mi’kmaq First Nations and Premium Brands Holdings Corporation.
Confusion continues to reign supreme since a self-regulated moderate livelihood lobster fishery was initiated this fall by First Nations in Nova Scotia. Rallies have been held, violence and property damage has occurred, charges have...
If the start of a self-regulated, moderate livelihood fishery by Nova Scotia’s Sipekne’katik First Nation is any indication of what’s in store for the Atlantic Canadian inshore fishery, it might not be pretty. It...
For the third year in a row, the presence of North Atlantic right whales has prompted the temporary closure of the Roseway Basin in southwestern Nova Scotia. “This is the first time this season...
Weather permitting, the commercial lobster fishery in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFA) 33 and 34 will open on Nov. 30 this year. The largest lobster fishery in Canada, more than 4,000 fishermen will head to...
There’s some optimism among licence holders as the first of the fall commercial lobster seasons in western Nova Scotia gets ready to open. October 14 is dumping day in lobster fishing area (LFA) 35...
In late August, the federal government opened the application period for the long-awaited Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program. The application period for self-employed fish harvesters will be open from August 24 through to...
The federal government recently announced that the Surplus Food Rescue Program will be purchasing up to $15.5 million, at the cost of production, of surplus fish and seafood which will be distributed to families in need.
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