It has been steady as she goes for the first two months of the southwest Nova fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34. “It’s been very steady,” said Lockeport buyer Mike Cotter...
Weather permitting, thousands of lobster fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia will be heading to sea on November 29, marking the start of the six-month lobster fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34.
Most of the fishers in P.E.I.’s largest lobster fishing zone support a carapace size increase for the 2018 season. The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association mailed out a survey to the 601 commercial fishers in LFA 24, which runs the length of...
Blacks Harbour, NB — The Cooke family has formally acquired the assets of Fripur S.A., Uruguay’s largest seafood company. The final closing took place Dec. 14 when a public purchase deed was signed in Uruguay, finalizing a thorough court approval...
Saint John, N.B. — Cooke Inc., parent company of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., has announced the completion of its acquisition of Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company and a leading integrated provider of specialty oils and specialty protein products. Under...
Businesses, individuals and organizations were among the recipients of the 2021 Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister’s Awards of Excellence for Seafood and Sportfishing. The awards were presented virtually on April 22 as part...
The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) has awarded $107,317 to six separate conservation projects in Prince Edward Island this summer. Souris and Area Branch of the P.E.I. Wildlife Federation received $26,500 for the last year of a three-year project designed...
There was no shortage of information for fishermen from LFAs 33, 34 and 35 to consider and discuss during the third annual SWNS Lobster Forum in Yarmouth on September 19. A global marketing analysis, the industry-driven by-catch monitoring pilot project,...
Another North Atlantic winter has set in and the water temperatures have dropped, as have the catches in the southwest Nova Scotia lobster fishery going into February. “The last week or so it’s come...
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...
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