Industry

Challenging Lobster Season Wraps up in SWNS

Another lobster season is in the books for lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33 and 34. The six-month season closed on May 31 with a shore...

Lobster Markets Negatively Impacted by COVID-19, Inflation and World Unrest

COVID-19 continues to impact both the live and frozen lobster markets for Canadian exporters. “The live and frozen lobster market has adjusted in 2022 after...

Strong Turnout For 20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada

The 20th anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada had a record-breaking turnout on March 25 and 26 at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, New...

Landings Continue Low as SWNS Lobster Season Enters Final Month

‘It’s Going to Take a Fairly Expensive Lobster to Keep the Fleet Going’     Not a lot of lobster were being landed by lobster fishing area...

SmartNet Technology Under Development in Yarmouth

Full-scale trials are expected to begin this fall on a SmartNet trawl system that will utilize data collected by an uncrewed service vessel (USV)...

Fisheries Charges Hit a Five-Year Low in 2021

The total number of fisheries charges laid across Eastern Canada in 2021 was the lowest for the past five years in the Gulf, Maritimes,...

Lobster Price Drops From Record High

Lobster prices were record setting in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34 in March, peaking at a whopping $17.50/pound wharf side. “It’s the highest...

20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada Opens This Weekend

The Moncton Coliseum will once again host Atlantic Canada’s largest commercial marine event this Friday and Saturday. Fish Canada Workboat Canada, now entering its...

Spring Fishing Ramping Up After Harsh Winter Weather

With two months to go before the six-month commercial lobster season closes in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34, the fishing...

DFO Respecting Category B Licence Court Decision

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will not appeal a Federal Court ruling which set aside former Minister Bernadette Jordan’s decision to deny...
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