The construction of a new $36-million Air Cargo Logistics Park at Halifax Stanfield International is on track for completion in Spring 2021. Announced a year ago, “construction of the Air Cargo Logistics Park continues...
Two signature southwestern Nova Scotia fishing events have been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yarmouth Shark Scramble and the Wedgeport Tuna Festival and Tournament are both off the books for...
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...
While news of $469.4 million in financial aid to help the harvesting sector is being welcomed, the timing of the announcement and the contents of the benefit package left a little to be desired, say industry representatives.
The winner of last year’s Lobster Bait Challenge in Nova Scotia anticipates being in commercial production by this fall providing an alternate bait source for the industry. Clare Machine Works, represented by Vince Stuart,...
The spring lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia “hasn’t been much” says Bernie Berry, president of the Coldwater Lobster Association.  Never mind the multitude of issues and concerns that COVID-19 has caused, foul weather...
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...
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...
To go or not to go is the question that has been on the minds of many lobster fishermen in Atlantic Canada as COVID-19 continues to play havoc with the industry. While the Chinese...
The outlook is bleak for the spring spawning herring stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, with the most recent stock assessment projecting it could be close to extinction in 10 years.  “In...
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