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Optimistic Outlook for LFA 33/34 Lobster Season

Weather permitting, thousands of lobster fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia will be heading to sea on November 29, marking the start of...

Class B Lobster Licence Holders Face Injustices and Unfair Treatment

Not many people can withstand the grueling conditions of lobster fishing. Even less can imagine continuing to lobster fish...

Fisheries Policy Facing a Period of Political Purgatory

The dust has now settled and after five weeks of verbal barbs and $600 million later, the electorate has spoken and honestly,...

Fisheries Safety Association Rebranded Fish Safe N.S.

The Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia has a new name and a new mobile training unit that has been put to...

North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show Returns This Fall

Atlantic Canada’s all-encompassing commercial marine event is returning to the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, N.L. The much-anticipated...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Dispute Headed to Court

Although a lot has happened, fundamentally not much has changed in the past year since First Nations in Nova Scotia have sought...

Are Right Whales Impacting Consumer Lobster Purchases?

As a few innovative Nova Scotia companies forge ahead with efforts to develop new ropeless fishing technologies, the presence of right whales...

Optimism Surrounding Opening of LFA 35 Fishery

A solid shore price and a quality catch are expected when the lobster fishing area (LFA) 35 fishery opens on Oct. 14...

Yarmouth Shark Scramble Continues to Provide Valuable Scientific Data

The Yarmouth Shark Scramble was back on deck, COVID-19 style, for 2021, attracting 14 boats and 115 participants for the 23rd annual...

Labour Challenges Persist for N.S. Seafood Processors

An aging workforce, the ability to fill entry-level positions and COVID-19 have seafood processors in Nova Scotia looking for creative ways to...
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