Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Does the Science Branch Need to be DFO’s Lightning Rod?

What does the international game of cricket have in common with fisheries science today? Stumped on this one? Well, let’s have an Indian cricket player sum it up for you: “Wicket keeping is a lot like umpiring, as it’s a thankless...

Does the Science Branch Need to be DFO’s Lightning Rod? Does the Science Branch Need to be DFO’s Lightning Rod?
Column, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - April 2020

Passed On: Hedley Richards – Halifax, N.S. fisherman

Richards, 71, passed away on Feb. 18 at home. He spent most of his life on the water fishing alongside his father and brothers. For many years he served as a member...

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

On the Waterfront - April 2020

Conservation Groups Welcome Ruling on Hatchery Expansion

Ecojustice, on behalf of grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, welcomed the recent Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador’s decision on the Indian Head Hatchery Expansion...

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

Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture

Recently there’s been a lot of talk about aquaculture and Nova Scotians deserve to have their questions answered. But without the facts, we can’t have an honest conversation. Recent information circulating about the aquaculture industry is inaccurate and fails to...

Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture
Commentary

Industry Must Prepare as COVID-19 Changing Supply Chain Behaviour

With the spread of the coronavirus to new countries, I now believe the seafood industry is going to face its worst crisis since the economic collapse of 2008. That was difficult and frightening enough. From October to December of 2008, fresh...

Industry Must Prepare as COVID-19 Changing Supply Chain Behaviour Industry Must Prepare as COVID-19 Changing Supply Chain Behaviour
Featured

Coronavirus Causing Losses for Local Lobster Industry

2020 SENA in Boston Postponed Above: Shore workers at the Lower Woods Harbour wharf stack a crate of tubed lobsters onto a pallet for the next stage of their journey to market. Kathy Johnson ...

A Cautiously Optimistic N.L. Snow Crab Stock Assessment

FFAW Still Concerned Over Precautionary Approach Framework For the third year in succession, scientists at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are painting a somewhat bright, yet cautious, ...
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Does the Science Branch Need to be DFO’s Lightning Rod?

What does the international game of cricket have in common with fisheries science today? Stumped on this one? Well, let’s have an Indian cricket player sum it up for you: “Wicket keeping is ...

The Twine Loft - April 2020

Passed On: Hedley Richards – Halifax, N.S. fisherman Richards, 71, passed away on Feb. 18 at home. He spent most of his life on the water fishing alongside his father and brothers. For many years ...
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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