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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.

Are Lobsters Tougher Than We Thought?

As everyone is well aware, the lobster industry, both here and south of the border, is a business worth in the billions...

UFCA Seeking Intervenor Status in Moderate Livelihood Fishery Court Case

The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA), an alliance of commercial fishery stakeholders, intends to seek intervenor status in Sipekne’katik First Nation’s case...

Applications Opening for Round Two of Fish Harvester Benefit Program

The second round of applications for the Fish Harvester Benefit program is expected to start in April and must be made by...

Date Change for Major Commercial Fishing Expo

Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show is being postponed. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition traditionally takes place around...

LFA 33, 34 Seasons Continue on an Even Keel

It has been steady as she goes for the first two months of the southwest Nova fishery in lobster fishing areas (LFA)...

Good Fishing Practices Lead to Good Fishing

Overfishing continues to be one of the major problems facing many commercial fisheries around the world. Despite the efforts...

Interim Report Attempting to Find a Way Forward in Pursuit of a Moderate Livelihood...

“Establishing trust and respect is an important first step” for implementing the right to fish in pursuit of a moderate livelihood, said...

RCMP Search Concludes for Crew of Chief William Saulis

One month and a day after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis went down in the Bay of Fundy on Dec. 15,...

Investigation Ongoing into Chief William Saulis Sinking

As the new year dawned, the search continued for the Chief William Saulis and the five fishermen who went missing with the...
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