Clearwater Increases Investment Arctic Surf Clam Fishery
Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods Inc. today announced more than $5 million in new investments in Clearwater's market-leading Arctic surf clam fishery.
The investments in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Grand Bank, Newfoundland will add new jobs, processing capacity and spur continued sustainable growth of the fishery.
“Today's investment is good news for local jobs, domestic seafood processing capacity and those looking for the very finest wild-caught surf clams from Atlantic Canada,” ...
Attendance Numbers Soar at Leading Commercial Fisheries Event
The 2017 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show, took place this past Friday and Saturday, February 3 and 4, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.
Hailed as an unequivocal success by all involved, this key industry event welcomed 4,726 visitors.
“We were completely thrilled with this year’s edition of the show,” said Shawn Murphy, Show Manager.
“This was the strongest show we’ve had in over 10 ...
Increase in Turbot TAC for Nunavut
The Nunavut Offshore Allocation Holders Association (NOAHA) has stated it is pleased with the recent announcement by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) of an increase in total allowable catch (TAC) for Greenland halibut (turbot) in NAFO Divisions 0A and 0B.
The Total Allowable Catch for Division 0A will increase from 8,000 tonnes to 8,575 tonnes and Nunavut will receive 100 per cent of the increase. The total allowable catch for NAFO Division 0B will increase from 7,000 tonnes to 7,575 ...