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Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County

The Nova Scotia government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier this month. The company reported damage to one of its pens to the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture on, Feb. 15, in accordance with the province’s aquaculture regulations, and has continued to provide regular updates. It is believed some of the salmon were released from the damaged pen. The operator has been engaged in ...

Marine Harvest Completes Purchase of Gray Aqua Assets

International aquaculture producer Marine Harvest has completed the purchase of aquaculture farming assets previously owned by Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada. The purchase includes seven farming licences in Newfoundland and Labrador, including the Hermitage processing plant. The Marine Harvest purchase also includes 17 site applications throughout the province which are currently under provincial review. Other assets acquired include one hatchery and two farming licences ...

Labour Board Rules FISH-NL is an Official Association

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has said it has won the first battle in its bid to represent the province’s inshore fish harvesters. The province’s Labour Relations Board issued a ruling Thursday afternoon rejecting an application by the FFAW that FISH-NL is not an association under the Fishing Industry Collective Bargaining Act. “If you were listening closely Thursday afternoon you would have heard the collective cheer of thousa...