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Panel to Provide Scientific Advice on N.S. Aquaculture

A committee of scientific experts has been appointed to provide advice to government on regulating aquaculture development in Nova Scotia. Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell announced the new committee today as the latest step in developing a new approach to developing aquaculture. "We're moving to a new era where aquaculture regulation is built on transparency and accountability and this committee helps ensure that the decisions being made around development are based on ...

A Behind the Scenes Look at the 2014 Franklin Expedition

What happened to Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition through the Northwest Passage? Some of the mystery was uncovered in 2014 with the discovery of one of Franklin’s two ships. On Sunday, Oct. 25, George Schlagintweit of the Central and Arctic Region of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) will describe the role of CHS in the discovery of one of Franklin’s lost ships, the HMS Erebus. He’ll even have a scale model of the Erebus for participants to ...