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Shelburne County is King of N.S. Seafood Purchase Values

New data released by the Nova Scotia government on aquaculture production and employment, as well as the value of port-by-port fish purchases by licensed...

Industry Briefs – January 2019

Yarmouth to Host Major Commercial Fishing Expo One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows returns to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre in two short...

Nova Scotia Lobster Exports Expected to Top the Charts Again

Nova Scotia lobster exports shipped from Halifax Stanfield International Airport are expected to be record setting again over the holiday season as the lobster...

Panel Recommending Bottom Trawling be Prohibited in MPAs

Bottom trawling should be on the list of prohibited industrial activities in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), says the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected...

Industry Briefs – December 2018

Province Advancing N.S.’s Business Relationships in China Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell recently travelled to China to help promote business relationships in...

Atlantic Fisheries Fund Rolls Out $30 Million in First Year

More than 100 applications have been approved for Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) money, totalling more than $30 million in the first year since the...

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...
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