Federal Government Announces Projects to Improve Safety and Working Conditions for Harbour Users
Senator David Wells, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest in improvement projects at three Newfoundland and Labrador small craft harbours.
This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbour users.
This investment of up to $3.17 million will enable the following projects to be undertaken over the next two years:
Flatrock – reinforcement of the ...
Alleged Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Charges
On July 3, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers from the Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor detachments apprehended and charged two adult males for illegally netting salmon in inland waters.
While on foot patrol early in the morning along the shore of Gander Lake near the mouth of the Southwest River, officers observed two individuals setting what appeared to be a net.
After calling for assistance, the officers stayed in the area to observe and at approximately 5:30 a.m., watched the two ...
Community Event to Celebrate Bluenose II
Nova Scotians and visitors are invited to join the captain and crew of the Bluenose II on Saturday, July 11, to celebrate the schooner in her home port of Lunenburg.
"Having Bluenose II sailing again is what we've all been waiting for. We are ready to celebrate and we invite everyone to celebrate with us," said Rachel Bailey, Mayor of the Town of Lunenburg.
The public will be invited to tour the ship after the ship sails into Lunenburg Harbour around 11:15 a.m. and lowers its sails before ...