Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Will Coalition’s Funding Plea be Answered?

Everyone involved in some capacity with the Atlantic Canada fishery knows that the industry has ebbs and flows each year. As a particular fishing season looms on the horizon, chatter, speculation and arguments always seem to surface, almost like clockwork....

Will Coalition’s Funding Plea be Answered? Will Coalition’s Funding Plea be Answered?
Column, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - July 2020

Passed On: Garfield Warren – Cook’s Harbour, N.L. fisherman

Warren, 79, passed away on May 31. Born on March 19, 1941, he was a respected, hardworking inshore fisherman all of his life. Upon retiring from the fishery, along with spending...

The Twine Loft - July 2020 The Twine Loft - July 2020
Column, News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - July 2020

Another N.B. Lobster Plant Gutted by Fire

A May 21 fire completely destroyed a large seafood processing plant in northeastern New Brunswick. The lobster processing plant, Les Pêcheries de Chez Nous was located in Val-Comeau, a small coastal community in the...

On the Waterfront - July 2020 On the Waterfront - July 2020
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

A Fisherman’s Daughter’s Perspective

I am a fisherman’s daughter who is very aware of the beauty and the dangers of the ocean. Fishing isn’t for everyone — it is a physical, dangerous, high risk profession in which generations of fishers have gone out on...

A Fisherman’s Daughter’s Perspective A Fisherman’s Daughter’s Perspective
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

A Call for Patience and Empathy in a Fishery Dealing with COVID-19

This letter is in response to Gabe Gregory’s May 4 letter, Fish union’s delay tactics appalling. Contrary to Gregory’s assertions, fish-processing companies are not operating during the COVID-19 crisis under some noble sense of duty to the province or nation...

A Call for Patience and Empathy in a Fishery Dealing with COVID-19 A Call for Patience and Empathy in a Fishery Dealing with COVID-19
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One for the Ages

Unprecedented Lobster Season Ends in Southwest Nova   You might say that the lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia has worn out its welcome this year. “Enough is enough,” said ...

Sea of Uncertainty as P.E.I. Lobster Fishery Opens

Lobster fishermen on Prince Edward Island were facing a sea of uncertainty as they readied to start their spring season. With the opening delayed until May 15 for lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 23, ...
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Will Coalition’s Funding Plea be Answered?

Everyone involved in some capacity with the Atlantic Canada fishery knows that the industry has ebbs and flows each year. As a particular fishing season looms on the horizon, chatter, speculation ...

The Twine Loft - July 2020

Passed On: Garfield Warren – Cook’s Harbour, N.L. fisherman Warren, 79, passed away on May 31. Born on March 19, 1941, he was a respected, hardworking inshore fisherman all of his life. Upon ...
Final Voyages

The Final Final

This is Final Voyages #264 — the last of a 22-year series that began in the first Navigator Magazine in November 1997. When I pitched the idea of writing a monthly article called Final Voyages ...

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