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Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines

Investigations conducted by officers with Fish and Wildlife Enforcement with the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources have resulted in recent convictions in Gander Provincial Court. On April 26, Shane Stokes of Paradise was convicted of illegally netting Atlantic salmon...

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2017 2J3KL Northern Cod Fishery Management Plan Announced

DFO advised today that the Northern cod Stewardship/Bycatch fishery will open to fish harvesters based in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL at 0600 hours on Monday, June 12, 2017. This will apply to Vessel class 292. Licence conditions will be in effect for...

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FFAW Renews Calls for Ice-Related Income Bridging

Severe ice conditions continue to affect people working in the fishing industry and harvesters and plant workers have been without income for several weeks, some for over two months, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers stated today in a...

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Canada’s First Redfish Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Groundfish Enterprise Allocation Council (GEAC) today announced Canada’s first redfish fishery to meet the globally recognized MSC Fishery Standard. With this achievement, Acadian redfish (Sebastes fasciatus), also known as Atlantic redfish or ocean...

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The Tragedy of the Miss Ally - Part I

It was a grey day in February 2017 as Della Sears Newell sat at her kitchen table viewing a scrapbook containing pages of newspaper clippings, hand-written notes and an unofficial log of activities from the Joint Rescue Coordinating Centre...

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Fisheries Issues Spill Over Into Protests

The Newfoundland and Labrador fishery has been hit hard by 2017 quota cuts to two of the key and most profitable species. Earlier this year, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced ...

Expanding Markets for Canadian Lobsters Through Marketing and Branding

With spring galloping along at a brisk pace, the lobster market becomes flooded as many areas re-enter the fishery after laying low over the winter months. This is the case for harvesters in New ...
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Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines

Investigations conducted by officers with Fish and Wildlife Enforcement with the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources have resulted in recent convictions in Gander Provincial Court. On April ...

2017 2J3KL Northern Cod Fishery Management Plan Announced

DFO advised today that the Northern cod Stewardship/Bycatch fishery will open to fish harvesters based in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL at 0600 hours on Monday, June 12, 2017. This will apply to Vessel ...
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Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines

Investigations conducted by officers with Fish and Wildlife Enforcement with the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources have resulted in recent convictions in Gander Provincial Court. On April ...

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