Column, Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted?

With 2019 now in the rear-view mirror, fishing industry stakeholders are looking ahead to the next decade and are anxiously awaiting new federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan to start work on her new portfolio. As you will see on page...

Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted? Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted?
Column, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - February 2020

Passed On: Lindsay Petten – Port de Grave, N.L. fisherman

Petten, 46, passed away suddenly on December 23 while scuba diving with his son. A well-known and respected fisherman, he was the Captain of the Nautical Legend and son of...

The Twine Loft - February 2020 The Twine Loft - February 2020
Column, News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - February 2020

New Processing Facility to be Built in Digby

Construction is expected to start this spring on a new $14.25-million, 43,580-square-foot seafood production facility in the Digby Industrial Park. Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced in December the approval of a business...

On the Waterfront - February 2020 On the Waterfront - February 2020
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

A Way Must be Found to Reach Out to N.L. Inshore Harvesters

Near the end of FISH-NL’s three-year battle with the FFAW-Unifor, a senior reporter with the local CBC took exception on Twitter to being tagged to a particular clash between the two unions and asked to be left out of...

A Way Must be Found to Reach Out to N.L. Inshore Harvesters A Way Must be Found to Reach Out to N.L. Inshore Harvesters
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

2020 Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Mandate Letter

The following is the departmental mandate letter sent to Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.   Thank you for agreeing to serve Canadians as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian...

2020 Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Mandate Letter 2020 Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Mandate Letter
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Right Whales an All-Consuming Issue for N.B. Association

For the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association, the presence of North Atlantic right whales on its fishing grounds is an issue it has been dealing with since 2006. And the organization does not ...

Industry Partnership Obtains Turbot MSC Sustainability Certification

Will Lead to Greater Market Access and Benefits for Canada’s Atlantic and Arctic Fisheries In early December, four Canadian industry associations, together with the Marine Stewardship Council ...
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Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted?

With 2019 now in the rear-view mirror, fishing industry stakeholders are looking ahead to the next decade and are anxiously awaiting new federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan to start work on ...

The Twine Loft - February 2020

Passed On: Lindsay Petten – Port de Grave, N.L. fisherman Petten, 46, passed away suddenly on December 23 while scuba diving with his son. A well-known and respected fisherman, he was the Captain ...
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The Final Final

This is Final Voyages #264 — the last of a 22-year series that began in the first Navigator Magazine in November 1997. When I pitched the idea of writing a monthly article called Final Voyages ...

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