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Safety in the Fishery Must be Unwavering

Our collective thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones as we remember: Edward ...

The Twine Loft - May 2021

Passed On: Aaron Cogswell – Aldershot, N.S. fisherman Cogswell, 29, was lost at sea on December ...

Remembering Gordie Gore

When an obituary describes the deceased as “our professional blueberry picker, baker of pies, ...

On the Waterfront - May 2021

Two Fishermen Lost After Crab Fishing Vessel Capsizes off Cape Breton Captain Craig Sock and ...

Marine Search and Rescue Takes a Team

Above: The MRSC St. John’s is located at the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic regional headquarter...

Recurring Safety Deficiencies Identified in TSB Report on 2018 Atlantic Sapphire Sinking

Many of the safety issues identified in the investigation of the Atlantic Sapphire sinking are ...

PFDs: The Most Talked About Safety Topic in the Industry

Above: Participants in a FSANS safety training exercise. FSANS photo   While it ...

Stability Assessments: Your Best Option for Vessel Safety

Stability is an ongoing topic of discussion in the fishing industry. Knowing about the stability ...

NL-FHSA About to Release Five-Year Strategic Plan

Above: Photo by CCGA   A five-year strategic plan being released this spring by the ...

Duffy Takes the Helm of the FSANS

Above: The Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia (FSANS) has ensured safety posters are ...

2021 N.L. Snow Crab Season Begins on a High Note

After a somewhat dismal, COVID-19 impacted 2020 snow crab season, Newfoundland and Labrador ...

DFO Backs Off on Call for 3Ps Moratorium

Assessment Shows Northern Cod Stock Continues to Hold its Own   On any given year, the ...

Overall Northern Shrimp Stock Showing Signs of Life

The Northern shrimp stock off Newfoundland’s northeast coast appears to be holding its own, ...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in ...

PIIFCAF and Politics

As the famous Scottish poet Robbie Burns once penned, “The best laid plans of mice and men often ...

The Twine Loft - April 2021

Passed On: Eugene Francis – Yarmouth, N.S. fisherman Francis, 48, formerly of Milton, Queens ...
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