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Two Names But One of a Kind

Nova Scotia’s Legendary Fisheries Journalist is Gone You know that someone with two sets of names, both first and last, was bound to be an interesting person and the man we spelled as “Alain Meuse” was more than just interesting — there was no one quite like him. Allen Muise, as he was officially named, passed away on August 5, 2017 and his loss leaves a huge gap in fisheries journalism in southwest Nova Scotia. For us at the Navigator his passing means the loss of a colleague. ...

The Twine Loft – October 2017

Passed On: Edward Nickerson – Deep Cove Island, N.S. Fisherman Nickerson, 83, passed away peacefully at home on August 13. Born March 28, 1934 in Comeau’s Hill, he was the son of the late Gordon and Ethel (Kenney) Nickerson. He started fishing full-time at the age of 11 with his father. At 17, he skippered his own fishing boat until he retired in 1995 and was a constant mentor to his grandsons. Passed On: Michael Miller – Chéticamp, N.S. Fisherman Miller, 73, passed away ...

Positive Outlook on the Horizon

All Atlantic Canadians are familiar with the ages-old, weather proverb in like a lamb, out like a lion. This saying of course, refers to climatic predictions for the month of March. But many are wondering if the same adage might apply to the date of September 21, 2017. That particular day on the calendar marks the much-awaited (that’s probably an understatement) Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) provisionally coming into effect — meaning after ...

2017 Newfoundland and Labrador Recreational Groundfish Fishery Fall Season Opening

DFO advises that 2017 Newfoundland and Labrador recreational groundfish fishery will be open from Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017. The recreational groundfish fishery will occur in all NAFO areas /subareas around Newfoundland and Labrador, which includes 2GH, 2J3KL, 3Ps, 3Pn, and 4R. The public is reminded that fishing is not permitted in the Eastport and Gilbert Bay Marine Protected Areas. Recreational fishers are limited to five groundfish per day (including ...