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Uncertainty Surfaces Surrounding Future Lobster Stocks

Record-setting lobster landings have been the catalyst of late driving the fishery in the northea...

Gulf Snow Crab Fishery Closed to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

On July 20, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the closure of Snow Crab Fishing Area 12 in ...

$5-Million Fund Provided for Ice-Related Compensation

Fish Plant Workers Not Included in Federal Emergency Assistance Plan After weeks of prevailing ...

Troubled Lobster Season Wraps Up in SW Nova

The lobster fishing industry in the south western end of Nova Scotia has been going through heady ...

The Dutchman in the Promised Land - Part II

Last month, we introduced you to a hard-working fishing skipper from Souris, Prince Edward Island. ...

Sharks are Making Waves - Part I

To say that sharks go a long way back in history is a colossal understatement. Sharks have lived ...

MI Partners with Industry to Introduce New Technical Certificate — Aquaculture Management

The Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland has launched a new ...

N.S. Herring Fishery Patterns Changing

For the uninitiated, catching fish with all of the modern gear is a simple thing, with the creatu...

Status Quo for 2017 N.L. Recreational Groundfish Fishery

After much public consultation, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently announced ...

High Lobster Prices Lure Fraudsters

Canadian lobster is a valuable commodity, with a global reach now that it has found a niche in ...

Longer Season, Increased Quotas for 2017 2J3KL Cod Fishery

Fishermen in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL are going to be able to catch more cod this year. In late May, ...

A Man Who Always Had a Plan

Lawrence (Laurie) Sullivan Passed Away April 5 in Calvert at age 59 Lawrence (Laurie) Sullivan had ...

Crisis in Our Ocean 25 Years After the Moratorium

In 1992, there was a moratorium called on what was one of the greatest cod stocks of the world, the ...

On the Waterfront - July 2017

Rebranded Seafood Association in Nova Scotia The Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance (NSSA) has succeeded ...

St. Anns Bank, New Marine Reserve, Open to Non-Trawl Fishing, Including Crab and Lobster

On World Oceans Day, Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced that St. Anns Bank, east of Cape ...

Will 2017 Produce Another Game Changer?

Most people in Atlantic Canada will not have to read this editorial to realize that this month ...
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