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Fishing Safety Highlighted at First Annual FSANS Awards

Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry was celebrated at the first annual Splashes of Safety awards dinner and fundraiser on Sept. 28...

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...

Dumping Day: The Key to Safety is in Your Hands

The countdown to dumping day 2018 is officially on. In just a few weeks, more than 1,600 harvesters in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33-34 will...

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...

Environmental Monitoring up and Running at Cape Sharp Tidal, Emera Reports

All systems are a go when it comes to environmental monitoring of the Cape Sharp Tidal turbine in the Minas Passage, says Emera. “All environmental...

Industry Briefs – October 2018

Comeau’s Building Frozen at Sea Processing Vessel Saulnierville-based Comeau’s Sea Foods Limited recently announced that after a request for proposal was tendered, a contract has...

Canadian Lobster Buyers Keeping Prices Steady in Maine

When the Chinese lobster tariffs of 25 per cent went into effect on July 6, many feared an immediate reaction in Maine, leading to...

At-Sea Observer Program Starting in Lobster Fishery

An at-sea data collection program that will monitor by-catch in the lobster fishery will be starting this fall in southwestern Nova Scotia. More than half...
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