North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show Returns This Fall
Atlantic Canada’s all-encompassing commercial marine event returns to the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, N.L.
The much-anticipated face-to-face event is scheduled to take place November 19–20, 2021 — kicking off the 7th edition of this biennial event.
Pre-registration is now open and visitors are encouraged to plan their visit early to save money, get their show badge in advance and skip lines at the venue. Registration is ...
Reflecting on the Legacy of Bruce Wareham
Above photo: Alberto and Bruce Wareham at the Icewater Seafoods plant in Arnold’s Cove. Submitted Photos
The Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards Gala, held at the St. John’s Convention Centre on September 16, 2021, honoured several individuals and firms for their outstanding contributions to our province’s marine industries.
This year’s Industry Lifetime Achievement Award was bestowed posthumously on Mr. Bruce Wareham, Icewater Seafoods, for his excellence in ...
The Twine Loft – November 2021
Passed On: Edward Parr – St. Lunaire-Griquet, N.L. fisherman
Parr, 61, passed away on August 27. He was born in Mary’s Harbour, Labrador to Myrtle and Robert Parr of Port Hope Simpson, Labrador on June 6, 1960. As a young man he grew up in the fishing boat. He was a jack-of-all-trades, fishing and working at St. Anthony Seafoods, as a carpenter, a construction worker, a janitor/bus driver at Bayview Collegiate and White Hills Academy and was also employed at Hillier’s Esso.
To Cull or Not to Cull
The 17th century English author and philosopher William Penn once said, “in all debates, let truth be thy aim, not victory, or an unjust interest.”
It is safe to say that when Penn penned these words more than three centuries ago, he had no idea how applicable they would be in describing the decades-old Canadian seal population debate.
Are the millions of hungry harp and grey seals frolicking in the waves of our shores having a negative impact on fish stocks — notably cod? That is ...