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New Plan Unveiled to Improve Fishing Safety

Fishermen, industry and government released a plan today, June 4, in Eastern Passage, aimed at making Nova Scotia's commercial fishing industry safer. Fishing Safety Now is a plan by and for Nova Scotia's fishing industry. Developed by the Safe at Sea Alliance – a group of fishermen, family members, industry, safety organizations, community leaders, and government – the plan includes several recommendations to help improve safety. Recommendations include the development of a safety ...

PEIFA Moving Forward With Commodity Board

The Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) has met with Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Alan McIsaac to discuss the lobster levy and expressed their wish to move forward with the formation of a lobster commodity board under the Natural Products Marketing Act. Once established, the lobster commodity board will finalize details of the plan to market and promote Prince Edward Island lobsters. It is expected that planning and communication will begin immediately once the ...