Lobster Season Begins in SW Nova
With the lobster season off and running in Southwestern Nova Scotia, regulators want harvesters to be aware of the risks involved.
Vessels will be loaded with traps and gear, increasing the risk of an accident, especially in inclement weather.
“Boarding boats in the cold and dark, at the mercy of the weather and the sea, makes fishing dangerous work. Safety is a crucial priority,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Steve Craig.
“One tragedy is one too many, so we urge ...
Splashes of Safety – Fish Safe NS
On September 16, Fish Safe NS held our third annual Splashes of Safety awards dinner.
Joined by guests from all sectors of Nova Scotia’s seafood industry, marine suppliers and government representatives, we celebrated safety excellence.
Four awards were presented to deserving and hard-working safety champions of the industry, which you can view on the next page. Our Board of Directors, staff and distinguished guests enjoyed an evening of delicious seafood, comedy, music and dancing. We ...
Strong Turnout for 20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada
The 20th anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada had a record-breaking turnout on March 25 and 26 at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, New Brunswick.
The event, which was the first major trade event to return to New Brunswick since the COVID-19 outbreak, welcomed just over 7,300 industry buyers from across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. The largest audience in the show’s 20-year history.
The Moncton Coliseum was filled with local and international exhibitors ...
2021 Recreational Groundfish Fishery
Once again, for 39 days throughout the summer and fall in Newfoundland and Labrador, thousands of residents took to the water to participate in the recreational groundfish fishery. The recreational groundfish fishery occurs in all NAFO areas/subareas around Newfoundland and Labrador, which includes 2GH, 2J3KL, 3Ps, 3Pn and 4R.
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Strong Industry Turnout at 7th Edition of North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show
The 7th biennial edition of the North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show took place on November 19 and 20 at the Mary Brown’s Centre (formerly the Mile One Centre) in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
This year’s event welcomed 3,251 industry buyers from across Newfoundland and Labrador. The Mary Brown’s Centre was filled with local and international exhibitors showing the latest technologies and services available to the commercial fisheries, fish processing, aquaculture and other ...