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N.S. Small Craft Harbours Funding Rolled Out

Funding announcements for small craft harbour projects in Nova Scotia were rolling out in August, with three Members of Parliament taking to the podium...

Another Successful Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Except for a rainy weigh-in, all was well with the 20th annual Yarmouth Shark Scramble, held Aug. 15 to 18, with 50 blue sharks...

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...

Trump’s Great Gift to Canada

Thanks to Canada’s neighbour to the south, the optimism level of fishermen in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 34 and 35 must be on the...

Annual Tuna Tournament Important to Scientific Research

A total of 37 tuna were landed during the 15th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival on Aug. 18–25, with a 680-pound bluefin caught...

N.S. Fishing Safety Excellence to be Recognized

Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry will be celebrated at the first annual Splashes of Safety awards dinner and fundraiser on Sept....

Yarmouth Shark Scramble Celebrating 20 years

Organizers say it promises to be a fantastic year for the Yarmouth Shark Scramble, which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during Aug. 15-18. The...

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...

A West Coast Fisheries Minister Not as Rare as You Might Think

More than a few eyebrows were raised when Jonathan Wilkinson was appointed the new Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard...

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...
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