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A Glance at Aquaculture and Fisheries Co-operative Business Models

Co-operatives are particularly well-suited as a business model in smaller communities where aquaculture or fisheries are taking place, so that the maximum number of residents in those communities can benefit. The advantages of such organizations, when well-structured and managed, are...

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Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station to be Based in Old Perlican

Above photo: Newfoundland M.P., Churence Rogers


The federal government recently confirmed an earlier promise to build a new Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station at Old Perlican, N.L. to allow for better response to marine emergencies on the...

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Snow Crab: The Claws Tell the Story

In the 1950s and 1960s, if you were fishing for cod around Newfoundland and Labrador you might get a little crabby if a nuisance snow crab, also called queen crab, was tangled up in your gillnet. Today, it’s a completely...

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The Survival and Patience of Job - Part IV

Life for Job Goudie and his family would never be the same after the explosion that killed his friends Rollie Weir and Ralph King on Monday morning, May 29, 1978. Job barely survived, but there must have been times following...

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Lobster Bycatch Monitoring

Final Details Being Worked Out for At-Sea Data Collection in Fishery With the implementation of regular at-sea data collection across all inshore lobster fishing areas (LFAs) in the Maritimes Region ...

One More Giant on the Line

P.E.I. Bluefin Tuna Harvesters Optimistic About Quota Increase P.E.I.’s commercial bluefin tuna license holders have a reason to be optimistic these days. The International Commission for the ...
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Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station to be Based in Old Perlican

Above photo: Newfoundland M.P., Churence Rogers The federal government recently confirmed an earlier promise to build a new Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station at Old ...

DFO Announces New Gulf Crab Fishing Regulations

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently announced new fishery management measures for gear configuration for the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab fishery that will reduce risks to ...
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