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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...

Industry Briefs – July 2018

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition Returns to Yarmouth Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show will return to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre January 25-26, 2019. The Eastern...

N.S. Seafood Alliance Nears Goal of 100 Members

The Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance (NSSA) is nearing a goal set 16 months ago to recruit 100 members to the umbrella organization that represents...

Concerns Growing Over Aging Wharf Infrastructure

Aging wharf infrastructure that might not be able to stand many more poundings from storm surges and rising sea levels and were not built...

Industry Briefs – June 2018

Cape Breton Fishing Accident Claims Two Lives Two Port Hood lobster fishermen died May 12 after their fishing boat capsized off the coast of nearby...

Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova

The pots are now ashore in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34. This marks the end of a season where the weather has hampered...

Quite a Voyage: LFA 33 Lobster Trap Tag Ends Up in The Bahamas

If lobster trap tags could talk, the one found on Tar Bay Beach on Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas would have a whopper...
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