Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Plant Worker Shortages: A Complex and Stubborn Dilemma

Thomas Edison once said, “The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.” This tidbit of wisdom makes all the sense in the world. However, the Atlantic...

Plant Worker Shortages: A Complex and Stubborn Dilemma Plant Worker Shortages: A Complex and Stubborn Dilemma
News, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - June 2019

Passed On: Niko Clair – Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, N.S. fisherman

Clair, 29, died tragically with his cousin, Ozzy Clair, on April 8, 2019, in his home of Paqtnkek Mikmaw Nation, Antigonish County. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers...

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

On the Waterfront - June 2019

FFAW Concerned Over Grieg Aquaculture Applications

On May 2, the FFAW-Unifor said it was notified of three applications by Grieg Aquaculture for sites east of Merasheen Island in Placentia Bay. The union is now calling on the provincial government to not...

On the Waterfront - June 2019 On the Waterfront - June 2019
Column, Fisheries Forum, Opinion

Canadian Sealing: A Labyrinth of Lies

Bang — one dead seal out of a population of about 7,500,000. For over 50 years, Canadian marine mammal scientists have studied the harp seal herd off the east coast of Canada, so we have a very good understanding of...

Canadian Sealing: A Labyrinth of Lies Canadian Sealing: A Labyrinth of Lies
Commentary

Shrimp Market Turmoil With High Prices in Newfoundland and Strike on West Coast

There was a lot of turmoil in the coldwater prawn market prior to the Brussels seafood show, as demand seems to be stronger at the moment, but it is unclear whether the strength will last. Norway is beginning to see...

Shrimp Market Turmoil With High Prices in Newfoundland and Strike on West Coast Shrimp Market Turmoil With High Prices in Newfoundland and Strike on West Coast
Featured

GIDC Recommends Substantial Increase in Northern Cod Catches

Above: David Greening Photo The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently reported that the iconic Northern cod stock off eastern Newfoundland appears to be in better shape than ...

Fishermen Appear to be Onboard with New TC Safety Regulations

Transport Canada says there is a stable compliance rate within the fishing industry with the Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations that came into force on July 13, 2017. “Since the regulations came ...
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Plant Worker Shortages: A Complex and Stubborn Dilemma

Thomas Edison once said, “The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.” This tidbit of wisdom makes all ...

The Twine Loft - June 2019

Passed On: Niko Clair – Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, N.S. fisherman Clair, 29, died tragically with his cousin, Ozzy Clair, on April 8, 2019, in his home of Paqtnkek Mikmaw Nation, Antigonish ...
Final Voyages

It Must Have Been Really Quick

Bob Stacey was known as a hard-working fisherman. With little interest in anything else except hunting, the young fishing skipper from St. Lawrence, on the southern tip of Newfoundland’s Burin ...

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