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Fishermen Ask Federal Candidates Where They Stand on the Fishery

One of Canada’s fishermen’s organizations wants candidates in all coastal ridings to say where they stand when it comes to fishing communities and who should control commercial fishing licences. In a survey, distributed yesterday, the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation asked candidates in Quebec and Atlantic Canada if they are prepared to put fishery regulations rules into place that restrict the control of fishing licences in Atlantic Canada and Quebec to owner-operato...

Crew of Atlantic Charger Safe After Vessel Takes on Water Near Frobisher Bay

The well-known Newfoundland-based fishing vessel Atlantic Charger ran into trouble Monday and started taking on water off Resolution Island, near Frobisher Bay. The crew of nine abandoned ship and took to a life raft and were later picked up by the Danish ship FV Paamiut, the Canadian military's Joint Task Force Atlantic reported. Resolution Island lies at the mouth of Frobisher Bay, about 300 kilometres southeast of Iqaluit. Initial reports from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre put ...