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Georges Bank Moratorium Up for Renewal

With the Georges Bank moratorium set to expire on Dec. 31, 2022, a review process that examines the environmental and socio-economic impacts...

A New Use for Old Boats

For centuries, wooden fishing boats plied the rich waters off southwest Nova Scotia. As a result, there is a...

A Good Luck Story

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a mayday was sent out from the M.V. Atlantic Destiny, with a crew of 32 on board,...

Fisheries Agreement Reached Between Government of Canada and the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

On April 18, the Canadian Federal Government and the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government announced that they have agreed to a landmark plan to...

Nova Scotia Industry Excellence Recognized

Businesses, individuals and organizations were among the recipients of the 2021 Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister’s Awards of Excellence for Seafood...

2021 Spring Fishery More Promising Than a Year Ago

As the commercial lobster fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33 and 34 begins to wind down for the season, a strong...

Could Less Actually be More?

While the lobster fishery remains sustainable and in good shape in this region of the North Atlantic, the same unfortunately cannot be...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia this year,...

Jordan Statement on a New Path for First Nations to Fish in Pursuit of...

As we approach the 2021 fishing season on the East Coast, I am focused on solutions that protect Indigenous rights and all...

Shore Price Hits $13 in LFAs 33, 34

Lobster fishermen in lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34 were fetching $13/pound for their catch in late February.
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