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Ropeless Gear Not a Viable Option for Now

The results of recent ropeless gear trials do not show much promise as a viable option for lobster fishing area (LFA) 34 in...

A Lasting Lobster Legacy

According to the history books, there has always been some debate on how the lobster fishery got started in southwestern Nova Scotia.

Industry Briefs – March 2019

B.M.C. Seafoods Expanding B.M.C. Seafoods Ltd. in Meteghan is expanding its operations with increased storage capacity and state-of-the-art grading equipment for live lobster. “This expansion will...

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo Wraps Up Record-Breaking Event in Yarmouth

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows wrapped up at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre on January 26. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, presented...

Record-Setting Prices in Southwest Nova Lobster Fishery

Lower than expected landings and a strong market demand, driven by industry itself, added up to record-setting shore prices for lobster fishermen in southwestern...

2018 was Positive on Trade, Negative on Investment Confidence

It seems not so long ago that Canadian exporters were considering how the business landscape would change without the North America Free Trade Agreement...

Canadian Lobster Sector Lands a Jumbo Opportunity with the Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities...

This year the Lobster Council of Canada (LCC), the only cross-sectorial, cross-provincial industry association for lobster, has an unprecedented opportunity to fulfill our mission...

Industry Briefs – February 2019

Crew Safe After Dumping Day Vessel Sinking The opening day of lobster season unfortunately did...

Nova Scotia Fishery on a Rising Tide

Things are looking as good or better than they have in a long time in the Nova Scotia fishery, says Keith Colwell, Minister...

Ropeless Consortium Expands Information Exchange

Interest in ropeless fishing gear continues to grow. Presentations on ropeless gear retrieval and marking systems, experimental gear testing,...
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