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Changes Made to N.S. Fish Harvester Organizations Support Act

The Nova Scotia government is strengthening the regulations that govern the province’s fish harvesters and their organizations. Changes to the Fish Harvester Organizations Support Act include the addition of definitions for terms used in the act and regulations. The act requires fish harvesters to pay mandatory dues to accredited associations. The provisions of this act come into force if harvesters vote to implement the act in their region. The act is in force in the three regions ...

Water Ingress Led to 2014 Capsizing of Fishing Vessel Near Little Port Head

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (M14A0289) into the capsizing of the small fishing vessel Sea Serpent 25 and subsequent loss of life in June 2014. Three crew members were rescued and one deceased crew member was recovered. On 26 June 2014, at approximately 0900 Atlantic Daylight Time, the small fishing vessel took on water and capsized during fishing operations off Little Port Head on the west coast of Newfoundland. No distress call ...