Editor's Notebook, Editorial

2018: The Sharper the Blast, the Sooner it Will Pass?

Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us: American author Hal Borland. So good readers, were any lasting lessons learned in 2018 that will better...

2018: The Sharper the Blast, the Sooner it Will Pass? 2018: The Sharper the Blast, the Sooner it Will Pass?
Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - January 2019

Passed On: Ralph Atkinson – Yarmouth, N.S. fisherman

Atkinson, 52, passed away on November 21 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born on May 15, 1966 in Everett, Mass., he was a son of the late Janice (Malone) and Peter Atkinson....

The Twine Loft - January 2019 The Twine Loft - January 2019
On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - January 2019

Yarmouth to Host Major Commercial Fishing Expo

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows returns to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre in two short months. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia, offers a...

On the Waterfront - January 2019 On the Waterfront - January 2019
Fisheries Forum

Seals Continue to Plague N.L. Fishery

As winter arrives, we have time to reflect on this past year’s fisheries pros and cons, quotas, catch rates, challenges and management issues. There are planned advisory meetings and consultation on future direction, fisher challenges, quotas and impacts of climate...

Seals Continue to Plague N.L. Fishery Seals Continue to Plague N.L. Fishery
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Dire Predictions for 2019 N.L. Snow Crab Fishery

Above: David Greening Photo In a fishery that has been shrinking significantly over the last few years, the outlook for Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab might be worse than many were ...

Senate Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) should be made a separate statutory agency, reporting to the Minister of Transport. This was one of the major recommendations in a report by the Standing Senate ...
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BP Canada Comes up Dry in Scotian Basin

The first of what could be as many as seven exploratory wells in the Scotian Basin is being plugged and abandoned by BP Canada after the drilling project failed to find commercial quantities of ...
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