The year 2020 is nearly in the rearview mirror. Feel free to take a moment and let out a collective sigh of relief here. Who knows what 2021 has in store...
As the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1–November 30) has kicked off for another year, there is a lot of fear that these types of storms are getting more frequent and more severe. Many...
In just a matter of weeks, fishermen in this region will once again be taking to the water for what will hopefully be another lucrative lobster season. For more than a decade now, lobster...
As you are reading this, the world’s largest lobster fishery is winding down for another year. The fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33-34 will soon be closing on May 31 and by all accounts, the fishing season in Southwest...
While the quotas and resulting catch rates of many species across Atlantic Canada continue to decrease, the same cannot be said for the lobster industry in SW Nova. In fact, the increase in lobster catches over the last 10 years...
The fact that 2019 is a federal election year is not lost on anyone. The governing Liberals would certainly like to hang on to their electoral riding monopoly in Atlantic Canada and they know how important fishermen’s...
The new year officially begins on January 1, but for lobster fishing area (LFAs) 33-34 harvesters, the real new year kicked off at the end of November, with thousands of traps going over the side. Lobster easily remains Canada’s most...
China has become a huge and lucrative market for many worldwide seafood suppliers, including Canada. For example, this Asian country has become the second largest importer of live lobsters from New Brunswick. Thanks to foodies from China,...
I have recently been watching the federal government in Ottawa and the Department of Fishers and Oceans from the comfort of my home. “Robust, science-based, coherent measures to protect these highly endangered North Atlantic right whales. We’re really playing Russian...
From all reports, the lobster season in this region is chugging along and is on par with last year. Speaking of last season, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently reported that lobster...
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