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A Small Fish in a Big Pond

For generations in Atlantic Canada, the fishery was a small, insular industry where fishermen ...

The Twine Loft - March 2019

Passed On: William Parsons – Salmon Cove, N.L. labour leader Parsons passed away on January ...

On the Waterfront - March 2019

Cooke Acquires Seajoy Seafood Cooke Inc. recently announced the completion of its acquisition ...

A Tribute to Donald V. Graham

I always said the measure of a person is the number of people at their funeral service. ...

Seals Continue to Destroy Our Fisheries

I would like to add my voice to those that disclaim the recent information provided by ...

2018 was Positive on Trade, Negative on Investment Confidence

It seems not so long ago that Canadian exporters were considering how the business landscape would ...

Looking Beneath the Surface

In the fishery, we are always concerned about what is going on underneath the surface of the ...

‘High probability’ Atlantic Cod Could be Extinct in Southern Gulf by Mid-Century

It appears the days for the Atlantic cod stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence (SGSL) could ...

More Bad News for Northern Cod Recovery Prospects

Those anticipating a return of a viable commercial Northern cod fishery in the waters off eastern ...

FISH-NL Prepares for Second Membership Drive

Last fall, the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) ...

Pop’s Pride - Part III

On September 6, 2016, the 22-foot fishing boat Pop’s Pride left port in St. John’s Newfoundl...

Ropeless Gear Not a Viable Option for Now

Above: Coldwater Lobster Association members involved with the ropeless gear at-sea trials talk ...

Ropeless Consortium Expands Information Exchange

Interest in ropeless fishing gear continues to grow. Presentations on ropeless gear retrieval ...

Organizations Assist in Making Vessel Safety Compliance Easier

Above: Participants listen to the presenters at the Safety at Sea: a Wave of Change seminar at the ...

Night and Day Difference Between Lobster Fishing in P.E.I. and S.W. Nova Scotia

In Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Jesse Bell is captain of his own 43-foot wooden lobster ...

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo Wraps Up Record-Breaking Event in Yarmouth

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows wrapped up at the ...
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