Commentary

Major Modifications and Stability

No two vessels’ stability characteristics are the same. Some vessels have similar stability but the stability of one vessel is never identical to another. Even...

DFO Continues Inaction on Category B Lobster Licences

Three years ago, we began our campaign to reverse the outdated “Moonlighter Policy” that targets Category B lobster licence holders in Nova Scotia, New...

Focus on Blue Economy Needed in2022 for COVID-19 Recovery

We’ve come to the end of another year filled with uncertainty, with no sign of predictability on the horizon.

Elderly Fishermen Treated Like Class B Citizens

Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish...

Class B Lobster Licence Holders Face Injustices and Unfair Treatment

Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish...

Jordan Statement on a New Path for First Nations to Fish in Pursuit of...

As we approach the 2021 fishing season on the East Coast, I am focused on solutions that protect Indigenous rights and all...

Species on the Edge of Extinction… But the Media is on the Wrong Track

The North Atlantic right whale is endangered. According to the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) report,...

The Coronavirus Impact on the Canadian and U.S. Seafood Industry

A lot of people in the seafood industry are thinking about the coronavirus, now called COVID-19. The major impact...

The Fisheries Problem from Hell: Right Whales and Gear Entanglement

The North Atlantic right whale population is hovering at the brink of failure, with around 400 surviving individuals.  In...

Why Are Live Lobster Prices Falling Like a Stone?

There is definitely a hiccup in the live lobster market. Historically, April is usually the time of highest...
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