Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Dealing with Trends and Countertrends

As the end of this decade starts to draw closer, climate change and the subsequent warming of the world’s oceans, notably the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, continues to be a major concern for the North American fishing industry. Nowhere is this...

Dealing with Trends and Countertrends Dealing with Trends and Countertrends
Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - April 2019

Passed On: Murray Ossinger – Gunning Cove, N.S. fisherman

Ossinger, 89, passed away at the Roseway Hospital on February 13. Born in Watertown, Maine, he was a son of the late Hilburne and Eva (Goulden) Ossinger. He was an avid...

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

On the Waterfront - April 2019

Aerial Surveillance Contract Awarded to N.L. Company

The federal government recently announced that it is awarding a five-year, $128 million contract to PAL Aerospace, an international aerospace and defence company based in St. John’s. This new contract will provide fisheries officers...

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

Please Think About Consequences of Northern Pulp’s Proposed Pipe

The following letter was written by nine-year-old Hannah Fleury, to N.S. Environment Minister Margaret Miller in response to the environmental assessment of Northern Pulp’s proposed replacement effluent treatment plant. Dear Environment Minister Margaret Miller, I am writing to you about Northern...

Please Think About Consequences of Northern Pulp’s Proposed Pipe Please Think About Consequences of Northern Pulp’s Proposed Pipe
Featured

N.L. Snow Crab Stocks Appear to be Holding Their Own

FFAW Upset Over Precautionary Approach Framework Above: FFAW officials met with the media to discuss the 2019 snow crab assessment. After reporting years of diminishing snow crab stocks, ...

Shrimp Stocks in SFA 6 Show Signs of Life

Fishable Biomass Down in Northern SFAs 4 and 5 The beleaguered Northern shrimp fishery off Newfoundland’s northeast coast recently received a small shot in the arm — particularly in the all-im...
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Dealing with Trends and Countertrends

As the end of this decade starts to draw closer, climate change and the subsequent warming of the world’s oceans, notably the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, continues to be a major concern for the North ...
Final Voyages

Third Time Unlucky

Kenneth Hickey was known as a cautious fisherman. His wife Madeline says her husband often worried about many of his peers because he felt they were not exercising safe fishing practices. She says ...

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