Cautious Optimism Surrounds Opening of LFA 35 Fishery

There’s some optimism among licence holders as the first of the fall commercial lobster seasons in western Nova Scotia gets ready to...

Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program Now Open for Applications

In late August, the federal government opened the application period for the long-awaited Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program.

Federal Government to Purchase $15.5 million of Surplus Seafood

The federal government recently announced that the Surplus Food Rescue Program will be purchasing up to $15.5 million, at the cost of...

N.S. Inshore Scallop Fishery on an Even Keel

Another scallop season is in the books for Cape Sable Island fisherman Garrett Cottreau, president of the Tri-County Scallop Association.

Trapping of European Green Crab Underway

Research Ongoing for Use in Making Biodegradable Plastic From Shells While the European green crab continues to top...

Ghost Gear Fund Supporting 11 Projects in Atlantic Canada

From manufacturing plastic lumber out of discarded fishing rope and nets, to retrieving lost gear from the fishing grounds, 11 projects are...

Lobster Exporters Cautiously Optimistic Markets will Continue to Recover

While lobster exporters have been facing some COVID-19 obstacles moving product into China this summer, not all the news is bad.

Construction of New Air Cargo Logistics Park on Schedule at Halifax international

The construction of a new $36-million Air Cargo Logistics Park at Halifax Stanfield International is on track for completion in Spring 2021.

2020 Yarmouth Shark Scramble, Wedgeport Tuna Tournament Cancelled

Two signature southwestern Nova Scotia fishing events have been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yarmouth...

One for the Ages

Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova You might say that the lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia has...
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