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UPDATED: Northern Shrimp Biomass in SFA 6 at Critical Level

It looks as though the Northern shrimp fishery off Newfoundland’s northeast coast will soon be ...

Nova Scotia-China Live Lobster Quality Project Announced

  A new lobster quality initiative between Nova Scotia and Tmall-Alibaba, an online retail ...

PC Opposition Welcomes CETA, Demands Fisheries Fund

Keith Hutchings, Intergovernmental Affairs Critic for the Official Opposition, said, “We welcome ...

Public Advisory: Mariners Advised of Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge

Mariners are advised that the Placentia Lift Bridge will be closed to all marine traffic beginning ...

Fall Fisheries Convictions in Newfoundland and Labrador

Between October to December 2016, 31 individuals were convicted under the Fisheries Act following ...

Clearwater Increases Investment Arctic Surf Clam Fishery

Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods Inc. today announced more than $5 million in new investments ...

Attendance Numbers Soar at Leading Commercial Fisheries Event

The 2017 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, Canada’s longest-running, most ...

Increase in Turbot TAC for Nunavut

The Nunavut Offshore Allocation Holders Association (NOAHA) has stated it is pleased with the ...

LFA 33-34 Lobster Boats

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Belliveau to Introduce Legislation to Improve Regulations on Personal Floatation Devices

MLA for Queens-Shelburne Sterling Belliveau is preparing a Private Member’s Bill to strengthen ...

Dark Seas, Bright Lights, Snow Crab and Lights

Know how to make a snow crab do what you want? Remember, they’re sweet and delicate and not to ...

Almost Home

In the early hours of an October morning in 2009, Captain Dean Hynes and his four-man crew were ...

FISH-NL Signs Up 2,372 Fishermen

Above photo: From left; Peter Leonard, Ryan Cleary and Jason Sullivan FFAW States Number Far ...

Significant Change to Temporary Foreign Worker Legislation

Above photo: Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey poses with a group of temporary foreign workers following a ...

Owner-Operator Policy Legal Challenge Withdrawn

A legal challenge to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans owner-operator policy could have set a ...

A More Challenging Lobster Season

Lower Landings, Stormy Days Didn’t Lead to Immediate Price Increases Same quality, lower ...
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