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More Funding Needed to Maintain Small Craft Harbours Program, Report Recommends

Funding needs to more than double to adequately maintain the Small Craft Harbours program. This was the main recommendation from...

China Boosts Growth of Canada’s Seafood Industry

China has become a huge and lucrative market for many worldwide seafood suppliers, including Canada. For example, this Asian country...

INDUSTRY BRIEFS – May 2019

Fourteen First Nations Announce Landmark Agreement with Clearwater on Arctic Surf Clam A total of 14 First Nations communities...

Appeals Court Upholds DFO Right to Enforce Fleet Separation

A Canadian federal appeals court recently found that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) acted properly in taking the license of Labrador fisherman...

Nova Scotia Seafood Industry on Display at Boston Seafood Expo

As Nova Scotia marked another seafood export milestone, Premier Stephen McNeil and Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell recently travelled to Boston to join...

Lobster Catches Stay Decent Throughout Winter Fishery in Southwest Nova

Season Challenging One for Buyers Aside from the weather, the winter lobster fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33...

Government Softens 2019 Whale Protection Measures

The fact that 2019 is a federal election year is not lost on anyone. The governing Liberals would certainly like...

Industry Briefs – April 2019

Clearwater Welcomes MSC Audit of Offshore Lobster Fishery Following a request from...

Ropeless Gear Development Continuing for Local Company

Halifax-based Ashored Innovations is continuing with development of its ropeless gear technology. The local company is planning to do further...

Organizations Assist in Making Vessel Safety Compliance Easier

Between the Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia and Transport Canada, efforts are being made easier for mariners to ensure they are complying with...
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