Just days after announcing the commercial mackerel fishery in Area 16 would close on Nov. 16, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans reopened the season Nov. 21. In a memo to the Atlantic Mackerel Advisory Committee dated Nov. 20, committee...
While reports have been filed and a newly minted Lobster Science Partnership Roundtable held, the stand-off continues for some First Nations and the federal fisheries department on the implementation of a treaty-based moderate livelihood fishery.
The Lobster Institute is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017 by highlighting the close and collaborative relationships it has built with the lobster industry over the years. For example, one of the first studies conducted by the Institute was...
Overall projected changes in offshore lobster habitat for the region, as a whole, appear to be positive. However, changes in resource management need to be considered to promote the long-term sustainability of the fishery in Nova Scotia,...
An aging workforce, the ability to fill entry-level positions and COVID-19 have seafood processors in Nova Scotia looking for creative ways to recruit employees. “Labour shortages are a growing concern for numerous members of...
While lobster exporters have been facing some COVID-19 obstacles moving product into China this summer, not all the news is bad. “In general, markets have recovered faster than we expected and we are cautiously...
Cooke Aquaculture is moving ahead with multi-million-dollar capital investment plans in three of the four provinces in Atlantic Canada. In St. George, N.B., Cooke is doing a major salmon processing plant expansion to increase fresh and frozen value-added product output...
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