Boatyards throughout the Maritimes are being kept busy with new boat construction, as well as refit, repair and service work. “The industry has never been busier, said Jay Campbell, spokesman for Provincial Boat and Marine Ltd....
Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova You might say that the lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia has worn out its welcome this year. “Enough is enough,” said one fisherman...
Aquaculture giant Cermaq Canada has bid farewell to Nova Scotia, recently letting all options to lease sites, awarded by the provincial government, expire. The decision came just a little over a year after Cermaq...
The Lobster Council of Canada (LCC) is worried that 96-million pounds of lobster could be stranded without a home by the end of 2020. The LCC is “concerned that the predicted imbalance of supply...
The Eastern Georges Bank haddock quota has been cut by more than two-thirds in 2023, with a 2,320-tonne TAC (total allowable catch) set by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), compared to 7,473 tonnes in 2022. It’s the lowest the TAC...
With an increased demand in China and a shore price that fishermen can live with, January was a little bit brighter than the opening month of the season for the Southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery, but there’s still lots...
The 35th edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition wrapped up a successful two-day event at Yarmouth’s Mariners Centre on January 21. Presented in partnership with The Navigator Magazine, this extensive showcase welcomed 4,274 commercial fishing professionals over the course...
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