Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Fishing Safety: Much Work to be Done

The winter season is nearly upon us. While some fishermen are hauling up their boats, storing gear and evaluating the season that was, many harvesters are just getting started. In just a few weeks, more than 1,600 harvesters in lobster fishing...

Fishing Safety: Much Work to be Done Fishing Safety: Much Work to be Done
Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - December 2018

Passed On: Loraine Williams – Port Mouton, N.S. DFO engineer

Williams, 90, passed away on October 9 at the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in South West Port Mouton, Queens County, he was a son of the late Kenneth and...

The Twine Loft - December 2018 The Twine Loft - December 2018
On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - December 2018

Fire Destroys St. Mary’s Bay Fish Plant

Another Newfoundland fish plant has been lost to fire. The Hickey & Sons Fisheries Ltd. fish plant in St. Mary’s Bay was destroyed by an October 26 massive blaze. The plant was a total write-off. Between...

On the Waterfront - December 2018 On the Waterfront - December 2018
Commentary

Global Whitefish Supply Will Continue to Decline in 2019

At October’s Groundfish Forum, there were no unexpected developments in global groundfish stocks. On a year-to-year basis, it was very much business as usual. But if you look at a three-year picture, from 2017 to 2019, total global wild whitefish production...

Global Whitefish Supply Will Continue to Decline in 2019 Global Whitefish Supply Will Continue to Decline in 2019
Column

Why Do We Process Fish?

A couple of months ago, I asked the question, “how should we define success in the fishery in Atlantic Canada?” I went on to suggest we need to reconsider what it takes to be successful, because what we have been...

Why Do We Process Fish? Why Do We Process Fish?
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Opposition Mounting to Proposed N.S. Seismic Programs

The wheels have been set in motion for a proposed 10-year seismic project that covers basically the entire Scotian Shelf and the Scotian Slope. The plan involves an area extending from approxima...

Uncertain Outlook for 3Ps Cod Stock

  FFAW Demands All Dragging be Halted in the Area Above: DFO research scientist, Karen Dwyer presents a technical session outlining the level of the groundfish stock off Newfoundland’s ...
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Opposition Mounting to Proposed N.S. Seismic Programs

The wheels have been set in motion for a proposed 10-year seismic project that covers basically the entire Scotian Shelf and the Scotian Slope. The plan involves an area extending from approxima...

Uncertain Outlook for 3Ps Cod Stock

  FFAW Demands All Dragging be Halted in the Area Above: DFO research scientist, Karen Dwyer presents a technical session outlining the level of the groundfish stock off Newfoundland’s ...
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Fishing Safety: Much Work to be Done

The winter season is nearly upon us. While some fishermen are hauling up their boats, storing gear and evaluating the season that was, many harvesters are just getting started. In just a few ...

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