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Herring Focus of Sampling Project

Herring larvae is the focus of an ichthyoplankton sampling project initiated last year by the industry-driven Herring Science Council and is already producing “interesting”...

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...

More Input Needed Before Fishery Closures Implemented

I have recently been watching the federal government in Ottawa and the Department of Fishers and Oceans from the comfort of my home. “Robust, science-based,...

Right Whales: Reason Needs to Outweigh Reaction

I have worked for the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association for 25 years. It’s been a good career; there’s always something new in the fishery. I’ve...

Standing Committee Tables MPA Report

When it comes to the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Canadian waters, the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans is recommending an...

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...
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