Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Safety in the Fishery Must be Unwavering

Our collective thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones as we remember:

  • Edward Norman, age 67
  • Scott Norman, age 35
  • Jody Norman, age 42
  • Isaac Kettle, age 33
  • Aaron Cogswell, age 29
  • Leonard Gabriel, age 55
  • ...

Safety in the Fishery Must be Unwavering Safety in the Fishery Must be Unwavering
Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - May 2021

Passed On: Aaron Cogswell – Aldershot, N.S. fisherman

Cogswell, 29, was lost at sea on December 15, 2020, when the vessel he was on, the Chief William Saulis, sank off of DeLap’s Cove, Digby County. He loved being on the...

The Twine Loft - May 2021 The Twine Loft - May 2021
On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - May 2021

Two Fishermen Lost After Crab Fishing Vessel Capsizes off Cape Breton

Captain Craig Sock and deckhand Seth Monahan have been identified as the fishermen who lost their lives after their vessel, the Tyhawk, went down on April 4. According to reports...

On the Waterfront - May 2021 On the Waterfront - May 2021
Safety

Marine Search and Rescue Takes a Team

Above: The MRSC St. John’s is located at the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic regional headquarters


  On Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at 1:52 a.m., Howard Power got a call that lasted only minutes, but will stay with him for a...

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Safety

Recurring Safety Deficiencies Identified in TSB Report on 2018 Atlantic Sapphire Sinking

Many of the safety issues identified in the investigation of the Atlantic Sapphire sinking are known and recurrent in the fishing industry, says the Transportation Safety Board (TSB). The Atlantic Sapphire, out of Lower West Pubnico, was fishing the Georges...

Recurring Safety Deficiencies Identified in TSB Report on 2018 Atlantic Sapphire Sinking Recurring Safety Deficiencies Identified in TSB Report on 2018 Atlantic Sapphire Sinking
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2021 N.L. Snow Crab Season Begins on a High Note

After a somewhat dismal, COVID-19 impacted 2020 snow crab season, Newfoundland and Labrador harvesters have several reasons to feel good about their prospects in 2021. The first bit of good news ...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia this year, to see if Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan is good on her ...
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Safety in the Fishery Must be Unwavering

Our collective thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones as we remember: Edward Norman, age 67 Scott Norman, age 35 Jody Norman, age 42 Isaac Kettle, age 33 Aaron ...

The Twine Loft - May 2021

Passed On: Aaron Cogswell – Aldershot, N.S. fisherman Cogswell, 29, was lost at sea on December 15, 2020, when the vessel he was on, the Chief William Saulis, sank off of DeLap’s Cove, Digby ...
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LFA 34 Season Opening

The season in lobster fishing area (LFA) 34 was late starting due to inclement weather. The all-important lobster season off Southwest Nova Scotia kicked off on Dec. 8 instead of the scheduled Nov. ...

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