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Quinlan Brothers Clarifies Pending Deal with Royal Greenland

Above photo: Quinlan Brothers Fish Plant, Bay de Verde, N.L. On November 2, Quinlan Brothers Limited issued a press release “to correct recent reports in the local media regarding its proposed business relationship with Royal Greenland.” Robin Quinlan, president of the Bay de Verde, N.L.-based company, stated he has decided to remain as an owner and invest further by facilitating the retirement of his father, Wayne. In the press release, the company said it has experienced ...

The Tignish Lobster Trap Tree of Hope

Photos courtesy of Town of Tignish Ruby Arsenault is very proud of the Tignish, Prince Edward Island lobster trap tree. “When you drive by it’s like the tree of hope,” she said in an interview. The first lobster trap Christmas tree was erected in 2018. “We lost two individuals in the fall fishing (season) so it went up that Christmas in memory of them and all other fishermen lost at sea,” said Arsenault. Another tree was built last Christmas in memory of another ...

Lobster Trap Christmas Trees Celebrate Fishermen and the Season in Port Mouton, Cape Sable Island

Above photo: Buoys in memory of those lost at sea, those who have since passed on and in recognition of active fishers adorn the Municipality of Barrington’s lobster trap Christmas tree. Kathy Johnson photo Lobster trap Christmas trees are once again decked out for the season on Cape Sable Island and Port Mouton on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. This is the third year for the tree at the Port Mouton wharf. The project was initiated by community volunteer Krystie Gatzke and her ...

Port de Grave Lighting up the Season for the 22nd Year

Above photo by Joyce Morgan The spirit of the season will once again be shining brightly this Christmas in Port de Grave, N.L. For the 22nd year, boats at the community wharf will be decorated and lit for the season from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, 2021. “2020 has been a year for the history books, with snowmageddon (in January) and COVID-19, we are hoping that the harbour will shine so brightly that they will see us in outer space,” said Joyce Morgan, chairperson of the organizing ...