Industry

Right Whales Key Issue Discussed at Annual Lobster Forum

There was no shortage of information for fishermen from LFAs 33, 34 and 35 to consider and discuss during the third annual SWNS Lobster...

Industry Briefs – November 2018

Major Cuts Proposed for Georges Bank Groundfish A Canada-U.S. panel is recommending a 25 per cent cut in the Georges Bank haddock quota and a...

Market Outlook Positive for Southwest N.S. Lobster Fishery

There are positive indications for favourable lobster market conditions as fishermen in Southwestern Nova Scotia get ready to set their traps at the end...

LFA 35 Scheduled to Open Oct. 14

Lobster fishermen in the Upper Bay of Fundy (LFA 35) will lead the way for the fall lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia with...

Industry Briefs – October 2018

Comeau’s Building Frozen at Sea Processing Vessel Saulnierville-based Comeau’s Sea Foods Limited recently announced that after a request for proposal was tendered, a contract has...

At-Sea Observer Program Starting in Lobster Fishery

An at-sea data collection program that will monitor by-catch in the lobster fishery will be starting this fall in southwestern Nova Scotia. More than half...

Industry Briefs – September 2018

Federal Government Announces EI Changes for Seasonal Industries In late August, the Government of Canada rolled out changes to the employment Insurance (EI) system aimed...

Industry Briefs – August 2018

DFO Seeking Input into Fishery Regulation Amendments The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has opened consultations into proposed amendments aimed at preserving the independence...

Tidal Energy Turbine Worrying Bay of Fundy Fishermen

Fishermen in the Bay of Fundy have been left wondering and worrying who will be responsible for the tidal energy turbine that was deployed...

Small Craft Harbours Situation Being Studied

The Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has initiated a study to assess the current state of small craft harbours in Canada, as well...
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