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Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Wooden Boat Building Workshop

The Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s hosted a Wooden Boat Building Workshop from May 14 to 18 ...

N.S. Seafood Alliance Nears Goal of 100 Members

The Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance (NSSA) is nearing a goal set 16 months ago to recruit 100 members ...

Innovative Fishing Gear Technologies in the Coast of Bays

The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources and the Regional Aquaculture Centre in the Coast of ...

Gulf Crab Fishery in Disarray

To say this year’s snow crab fishery in the Gulf of St. Lawrence has been a challenging one, ...

A Red Sky at Morning -- Part II

(Above) John Gillett sitting on the deck of his house in Twillingate during an evening of story ...

Northern Cod Science — A Collaborative Effort

Northern cod has been looked on as one of the most important fish stocks for Newfoundland and ...

Southern N.S. Groundfish Stocks Healthy, Except Cod and Cusk

While the lobster fishery is king, the groundfish fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia is nothing to ...

Labour Relations Board Orders Hearing Into FISH-NL’s Application

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is not going ...

Partnership Seeks MSC Certification for Turbot Fishery

Four industry associations recently announced that Acoura Fisheries will be conducting an assessm...

Marketing Strategy and Access Issues on Lobster Council’s Radar

The Lobster Council of Canada (LCC) is hoping to tap into the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) for ...

Another Lobster Season in the Books

(Above) Lobster fishermen Adrian Comeau (right) and Jason LeBlanc offload lobster traps from the ...

Making Do With Less

Canada’s capture fishing industry is facing a very serious crisis, due to decreasing landings and ...

Federal Government Updates Ocean Protection Initiatives

With the longest coastline in the world, the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans have been part of ...

Unit 1 and 2 Redfish: Making the Most of the Future

Unit 1 and 2 redfish is a good news story. As recently as 2010, the Committee on the Status of ...

Investors Swoon Over Land-Based Salmon Farming in Maine

Down East Maine is one of the poorest parts of the United States. The area used to have large ...

What is the Definition of an Inshore Fish Harvester?

I write this letter to inform your readers why it’s important to define an inshore fish harvester ...
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