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Shelburne County is King of N.S. Seafood Purchase Values

New data released by the Nova Scotia government on aquaculture production and employment, as well as the value of port-by-port fish purchases by licensed...

Industry Briefs – January 2019

Yarmouth to Host Major Commercial Fishing Expo One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows returns to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre in two short...

A New Year and a New Season

The new year officially begins on January 1, but for lobster fishing area (LFAs) 33-34 harvesters, the real new year kicked off at the...

Nova Scotia Lobster Exports Expected to Top the Charts Again

Nova Scotia lobster exports shipped from Halifax Stanfield International Airport are expected to be record setting again over the holiday season as the lobster...

MPAs Continue to be Works in Progress

Without a doubt, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be a hot topic in 2019. The clock is ticking down to the 2020 deadline and commitment...

Panel Recommending Bottom Trawling be Prohibited in MPAs

Bottom trawling should be on the list of prohibited industrial activities in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), says the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected...

Industry Briefs – December 2018

Province Advancing N.S.’s Business Relationships in China Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell recently travelled to China to help promote business relationships in...

Christmas Comes Early in SW Nova

According to the calendar, Christmas Day is still many weeks away. But don’t tell that to the hundreds of harvesters in lobster fishing areas (LFAs)...

Atlantic Fisheries Fund Rolls Out $30 Million in First Year

More than 100 applications have been approved for Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) money, totalling more than $30 million in the first year since the...

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...
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