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Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova

It is officially a wrap for the 2018/19 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. The season closed in Lobster...

Never Underestimate the Impact of a Label

May 26 of this year marked the fourth anniversary of the Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster...

Industry Briefs – July 2019

Saying Thank You with Free Lobster Suppers On June 15, members of the Northumberland Fishing Association traded in their...

Mackerel Stocks Remain Critical, DFO Reports

Despite a spawning stock biomass increase between 2016 and 2018, Atlantic mackerel “remains in the critical zone” says the federal Department of Fisheries and...

Could Asian Carp be an Alternative Bait Source for Lobster Fishermen?

The continued stock decline and ever-rising prices of traditional bait fish like herring and mackerel is becoming a bigger issue every year for Atlantic...

Poor Weather Hampers Spring Lobster Fishery in Southwest Nova Scotia

Fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia were hoping for better weather in May as the six-month lobster season in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFAs) 33 and...

Is Garnering Wealth from Waste the Next Big Thing?

Everybody knows that lobster is the fuel that drives the fishing industry engine in Southwest Nova Scotia. While groundfish and...

Industry Briefs – June 2019

Bayfield Fishing Accident Claims Two Lives The Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation in Nova Scotia is in mourning after an April...

Why Are Live Lobster Prices Falling Like a Stone?

There is definitely a hiccup in the live lobster market. Historically, April is usually the time of highest...

Nova Scotia Businesses to Benefit From Innovation Grants

Two Nova Scotia businesses are among the first to receive grants from Fisheries and Oceans Canada under the Innovative Solutions Canada program for their...
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