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Gear Innovation Summit Explores Options for Whale-Safe Fishing Gear

Exploring options for whale-safe fishing gear and finding innovative ways to prevent, retrieve and recycle lost or discarded fishing gear was the focus of...

Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture

In recent weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about aquaculture and Nova Scotians deserve to have their questions answered.

The Coronavirus Impact on the Canadian and U.S. Seafood Industry

A lot of people in the seafood industry are thinking about the coronavirus, now called COVID-19. The major impact...

Coronavirus Causing Losses for Local Lobster Industry

The loss of the Chinese market for live lobster due to the coronavirus this winter has caused major losses for the seafood industry...

Spring Lobster Fishing Will Soon Ramp Up in SW Nova

Lobster fishing boats in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33 and 34 will soon be back at it in earnest for the final three...

Overcoming the Whale Dilemma

Over the last few years, the increased presence of whales, notably North Atlantic right whales, has risen to be one of the major...

Industry Briefs – March 2020

Gear Marking Rules for Fixed Gear Fisheries Rolled Out As announced in February 2019, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will...

We Need to be Proud and Loud for our Fisheries

I would like to commend the Navigator Magazine for its editorial, “Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted,” in the February issue.

Demand Has Never Been Stronger for Maritime Boatbuilders

Boatyards throughout the Maritimes are being kept busy with new boat construction, as well as refit, repair and service work.

Progress Being Made on New Licensing System

A Nova Scotia revised regulatory framework for the licensing of fish buying and processing is advancing forward. “We’re making good...
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