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Status Quo for 2017 N.L. Recreational Groundfish Fishery

Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, announced today that there will be no changes to the regulations governing the recreational groundfish (cod) fishing season for Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec's Lower North Shore. In 2016, the fishing season was...

Status Quo for 2017 N.L. Recreational Groundfish Fishery Status Quo for 2017 N.L. Recreational Groundfish Fishery
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Canadian Scientific Footage Confirms Use of Narwhal Tusk

For the first time, there is video evidence of Narwhals using their tusks to hit and stun fish prior to eating them. In collaboration with the community of Pond Inlet and benefiting from Inuit Traditional Knowledge, this first-of-its kind footage...

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FISH-NL Describes 2017 Price of Cod as Scandalous - Renews Call for Province to Allow in Outside Buyers

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) says the 2017 price of cod recently negotiated by the FFAW is an insult to the province’s inshore harvesters, and renews its call for the province to allow...

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DFO Announces Multi-Year Gulf Groundfish Management Plan

On May 9, The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced the multi-year management plan for some groundfish species in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) divisions 3Pn,4RST. DFO also provided a reminder of previous total...

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DFO Wins Controlling Agreement Legal Challenge

In a May 5 ruling, Federal Court Justice Cecily Strickland has upheld the Department of Fisheries and Ocean’s (DFO) policy on controlling agreements between fishermen and corporations. DFO has always maintained that individual fishermen, not corporations, are allowed to hold...

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N.L. Northern Shrimp Quota Takes Another Big Hit

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has announced a 63 per cent cut to the inshore Northern shrimp quota in fishing area 6 — meaning the total allowable catch for SFA 6 went from 48,196 ...
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Status Quo for 2017 N.L. Recreational Groundfish Fishery

Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, announced today that there will be no changes to the regulations governing the recreational groundfish (cod) fishing season for Newfoundland and ...

Canadian Scientific Footage Confirms Use of Narwhal Tusk

For the first time, there is video evidence of Narwhals using their tusks to hit and stun fish prior to eating them. In collaboration with the community of Pond Inlet and benefiting from Inuit ...
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