The general manager of one of the largest seafood processing plant in western P.E.I. is optimistic the expanded “Team Seafood” program can help him attract workers this spring. “Students help keep our plant fully operational and Team Seafood is a...
Charlotte County, N.B. — The recent Seafood Expo North America held in Boston was a great chance to showcase New Brunswick’s world-class products to buyers around the world, says Premier Brian Gallant. He, along with Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister...
The smelt fishery in P.E.I. inland waters runs from April 1 to June 15 with dip nets and the angling fishery open from April 15 to Sept. 15. The smelt fishery for bag nets, box nets, gill nets and spear...
Moncton, N.B. – With annual exports of $4.7 billion, Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood industry is a significant contributor to the region’s economy. Sustaining and expanding export markets is the goal of the 31 Atlantic Canadian companies and organizations...
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...
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