Editor's Notebook, Editorial

The Game is Afoot

It has been a while since the old Navigator time machine has been fired up and taken for a spin. Hopefully it should not take too much coaxing to turn over the engine as we take a quick hop back...

The Game is Afoot The Game is Afoot
Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - October 2019

Passed On: Gregory Bernard – Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation and Shubenacadie Mi’kmaw Nation, N.S. Fisherman

Bernard, 35, passed away on July 31. Born on July 2, 1984, in Antigonish, he was a son of Roger Sark and Nancy Ann Bernard. He...

The Twine Loft - October 2019 The Twine Loft - October 2019
News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - October 2019

Dorian Packed a Punch but No Major Damage Reported

Fish harvesters in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island were taking no chances and secured their gear and vessels prior to Hurricane Dorian’s arrival on Sept. 7. And Dorian did...

On the Waterfront - October 2019 On the Waterfront - October 2019
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

Inshore Fish Harvesters are More Divided Than Ever

Lately there seems to be more news stories about problems in the fishery then there are rodents at the Robin Hood Bay landfill. The province is blaming Canada, the provincial parties are blaming each other and the FFAW-Unifor is blaming...

Inshore Fish Harvesters are More Divided Than Ever Inshore Fish Harvesters are More Divided Than Ever
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

A Single Union Cannot Represent All Sides of the Fishing Industry

Since FISH-NL began our second membership drive in mid-August, the FFAW-Unifor has sucker punched its processor buddies, staged a free-fish giveaway, fallen for outside buyers, launched a seal petition and declared war on the oil and gas industry that...

A Single Union Cannot Represent All Sides of the Fishing Industry A Single Union Cannot Represent All Sides of the Fishing Industry
Featured

Could the Southern Gulf Cod Be Extinct by 2050?

DFO Scientists Point Finger at Grey Seal Predation as a Major Cause The plight of the Atlantic cod has been in the headlines for decades in this region, with most of the attention focused on the ...

Pearcey’s Twine Store

Pearcey's Twine Store and Stage has been a fixture on the Battery side of St. John's harbour for generations. Photos by Jennifer Oake and Krista Jestican
Latest Articles

The Game is Afoot

It has been a while since the old Navigator time machine has been fired up and taken for a spin. Hopefully it should not take too much coaxing to turn over the engine as we take a quick hop back ...

The Twine Loft - October 2019

Passed On: Gregory Bernard – Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation and Shubenacadie Mi’kmaw Nation, N.S. Fisherman Bernard, 35, passed away on July 31. Born on July 2, 1984, in Antigonish, he was a son of ...
Final Voyages

Providing No More - Part III

Just before 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the fishing vessel Fisherman’s Provider II ran hard aground on a shoal nearly three miles from Canso, Nova Scotia. Three crewmembers successfully ...

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