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...
Members of the Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association discussed the possibility of holding both a spring and a fall lobster licence at a meeting on Feb. 13 at the Alberton Curling Club. Back in 2015, fishers in the zone, which comprises...
HALIFAX, NS — Seafood exporters in the province have a new brand, Nova Scotia Seafood, to promote products in international markets. The brand package, which includes a logo, images, signs, videos and a website, will raise awareness and help increase...
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...
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