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Moncton Hosts Nation’s Largest Commercial Marine Trade Event This Week

Fish Canada Workboat Canada, the nation’s largest commercial marine event, is taking over the ...

Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted?

With 2019 now in the rear-view mirror, fishing industry stakeholders are looking ahead to the next ...

The Twine Loft - February 2020

Passed On: Lindsay Petten – Port de Grave, N.L. fisherman Petten, 46, passed away suddenly on ...

On the Waterfront - February 2020

New Processing Facility to be Built in Digby Construction is expected to start this spring on a ...

A Way Must be Found to Reach Out to N.L. Inshore Harvesters

Near the end of FISH-NL’s three-year battle with the FFAW-Unifor, a senior reporter with the ...

2020 Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Mandate Letter

The following is the departmental mandate letter sent to Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, ...

As the Decade Ends, What Battles Will the Industry Face Over the Next 10 Years

Above: David Greening photo New Year’s Day 2020 offered a good chance to think about how ...

Putting the ‘Fisher’ Back Into Fisheries Science

Scientists Reaching Out in Two Key Atlantic Fisheries: Units 1 and 2 Redfish and Southern Gulf of ...

Thinking Big

Comparisons are often made between the fisheries in Iceland and Atlantic Canada. I have made ...

Right Whales an All-Consuming Issue for N.B. Association

For the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association, the presence of North Atlantic right whales on its ...

Owner/Operator Cornerstone of Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association

Professional Fishermen Working Together is the motto of the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association, ...

New Brunswick’s Connors Brothers Files for Creditor Protection

In late November, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick-based Connors Bros. filed for creditor protection, ...

Industry Partnership Obtains Turbot MSC Sustainability Certification

Will Lead to Greater Market Access and Benefits for Canada’s Atlantic and Arctic Fisheries In ...

Progress Being Made on New Licensing System for N.S. Fish Buyers, Processors

A Nova Scotia revised regulatory framework for the licensing of fish buying and processing is ...

Illegal Fishing and Whales Continue to be Major Concerns for MFU

An escalation of illegal fishing efforts from some individuals or groups under the guise of First ...

Opportunities Still Available Through Atlantic Fisheries Fund

With four years to go and lots of funding still available, the Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries ...
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