Industry

Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova

It is officially a wrap for the 2018/19 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. The season closed in Lobster...

Industry Briefs – July 2019

Saying Thank You with Free Lobster Suppers On June 15, members of the Northumberland Fishing Association traded in their...

Mackerel Stocks Remain Critical, DFO Reports

Despite a spawning stock biomass increase between 2016 and 2018, Atlantic mackerel “remains in the critical zone” says the federal Department of Fisheries and...

Could Asian Carp be an Alternative Bait Source for Lobster Fishermen?

The continued stock decline and ever-rising prices of traditional bait fish like herring and mackerel is becoming a bigger issue every year for Atlantic...

Poor Weather Hampers Spring Lobster Fishery in Southwest Nova Scotia

Fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia were hoping for better weather in May as the six-month lobster season in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFAs) 33 and...

Industry Briefs – June 2019

Bayfield Fishing Accident Claims Two Lives The Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation in Nova Scotia is in mourning after an April...

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...

Nova Scotia Businesses to Benefit From Innovation Grants

Two Nova Scotia businesses are among the first to receive grants from Fisheries and Oceans Canada under the Innovative Solutions Canada program for their...

Fishermen Appear to Be Onboard with New TC Safety Regulations

Transport Canada says there is a stable compliance rate within the fishing industry with the Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations that came into force on...

INDUSTRY BRIEFS – May 2019

Fourteen First Nations Announce Landmark Agreement with Clearwater on Arctic Surf Clam A total of 14 First Nations communities...
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