On the Waterfront – March 2023
ASP Names New Executive Director
The Association of Seafood Producers recently named Jeff Loder as its new executive director.
“Jeff’s experience as a senior executive and negotiator provincially, nationally and internationally will be an outstanding asset to our membership and ASP team,” said Paul Grant, Board Chair, Association of Seafood Producers.
“His extensive background in negotiations and his passion for advocating on behalf of the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery will ...
The Twine Loft – March 2023
Passed On: Bernard Halloran — St. John’s, N.L. businessman and sealing advocate
Halloran, 67, passed away at home on January 13. He was born on December 20, 1955, in Sydney, N.S. He and his wife, Cindy, moved to St. John’s in 1983 to run what would become a family business, Always in Vogue — a proprietor of sealskin products. He was a steadfast advocate for the Newfoundland and Labrador sealing industry, regularly acting as the voice of opposition to both local and international ...
IUU Fishing: Far From a Foreign Problem
With everything going in the fishery throughout Atlantic Canada, oftentimes, it is hard to take a step back and look at the global fishing picture — after all, don’t we have enough to worry about here?
However, once and while, it is a worthwhile practice to pause for a second and compare our various fisheries here with others being prosecuted around the world. While we always have our issues, for the most part, our commercial fisheries are well run, with conservation and the future top ...