Industry

INDUSTRY BRIEFS – May 2019

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

Appeals Court Upholds DFO Right to Enforce Fleet Separation

A Canadian federal appeals court recently found that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) acted properly in taking the license of Labrador fisherman...

Nova Scotia Seafood Industry on Display at Boston Seafood Expo

As Nova Scotia marked another seafood export milestone, Premier Stephen McNeil and Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell recently travelled to Boston to join...

Lobster Catches Stay Decent Throughout Winter Fishery in Southwest Nova

Season Challenging One for Buyers Aside from the weather, the winter lobster fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33...

Industry Briefs – April 2019

Clearwater Welcomes MSC Audit of Offshore Lobster Fishery Following a request from...

Ropeless Gear Development Continuing for Local Company

Halifax-based Ashored Innovations is continuing with development of its ropeless gear technology. The local company is planning to do further...

Organizations Assist in Making Vessel Safety Compliance Easier

Between the Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia and Transport Canada, efforts are being made easier for mariners to ensure they are complying with...

Ropeless Gear Not a Viable Option for Now

The results of recent ropeless gear trials do not show much promise as a viable option for lobster fishing area (LFA) 34 in...

Industry Briefs – March 2019

B.M.C. Seafoods Expanding B.M.C. Seafoods Ltd. in Meteghan is expanding its operations with increased storage capacity and state-of-the-art grading equipment for live lobster. “This expansion will...

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo Wraps Up Record-Breaking Event in Yarmouth

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows wrapped up at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre on January 26. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, presented...
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