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Georges Bank 2023 Haddock Quota Cut

The Eastern Georges Bank haddock quota has been cut by more than two-thirds in 2023, with a 2,320-tonne TAC (total allowable catch) set by...

ECFE Returns to Yarmouth, N.S. After Four-Year Hiatus

The 35th edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition wrapped up a successful two-day event at Yarmouth’s Mariners Centre on January 21. Presented in partnership...

Knowledge Itself is Power

To the surprise of few, the current season in lobster fishing areas 33-34 is turning out to be a difficult one. Everyone involved with what...

Southwest Nova Lobster Season Meandering Along

With an increased demand in China and a shore price that fishermen can live with, January was a little bit brighter than the opening...

Nova Scotia Fishing Industry Remained Resilient Through 2022

In a year of rising costs, supply chain interruptions, weaker export markets and cataclysmic weather, Steve Craig remained positive about the resilience of his...

Is the Retail Seafood Market About to Bounce Back?

Long before it kicked off, everyone participating in the lobster fishing area (LFA) 33–34 fishery knew 2022–23 was going to be a challenging season. Lower...

Landings, Shore Prices, Markets Down for Southwest N.S. Lobster Fishery

The opening month of the lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia has been a perfect storm of decreased landings, markets and prices and foul...

Groups Collaborating to Advance Ropeless Fish Gear Technology

Michael Moore, the Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Marine Mammal Center, has spent a large portion of his career taking North...

Adding Insult to Injury

Author Elizabeth Edwards once wrote, “She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” With a...

Fiona Slams Harbour Infrastructure Across Atlantic Canada

In the wake of post-tropical storm Fiona, the Small Craft Harbours (SCH) program is reporting damage to 133 out of 180 harbours in Atlantic...
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