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DFO Revokes Surf Calm Decision, Will Be Reissuing New Expression of Interest

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today announced it has cancelled the Arctic surf clam ...

Reflections on the Evolution of Fishing Technology

Harold DeLouche, trawl design expert with the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources (CSAR), has ...

Call Goes Out to Halt BP Exploration Project

Unauthorized Discharge of Drilling Mud in Scotian Basin Raises Alarm Bells The unauthorized ...

Survivor Extreme

Northern Labrador was a very busy place in 1995. The huge Voisey’s Bay nickel development was ...

See a Whale or Marine Mammal This Summer? “Tell Jack”

Why not add more sense of “porpoise” to your outdoor adventures this summer while you are ...

Drop in Shore Price Impacting Scallop Fishery

While a drop in the shore price is having an impact on southwestern Nova Scotia and Bay of Fundy ...

Standing Committee Tables MPA Report

When it comes to the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Canadian waters, the ...

Icewater Receives ACOA Funding for Cod Processing Upgrades

Icewater Seafoods Inc. will be using funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) ...

N.L Recreational Groundfish Fishery Reduced by Seven Days

The only major change in this year’s Newfoundland and Labrador recreational groundfish fishery is ...

Predictable Reactions to Lower 2J3KL Cod Catch Limits

After several years of cautious growth, the 2J3KL commercial cod catch limits will be reduced this ...

Turning Less Into More

Last month, my column was on the theme Making Do With Less. I suggested Canada’s capture ...

With the Canadian Lobster Season Over and Maine Ramping Up, Shore Prices Lower than Last Year

There are many things buffeting the lobster market, but as of yet, problems like trade wars, whale ...

Right Whales: Reason Needs to Outweigh Reaction

I have worked for the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association for 25 years. It’s been a good ...

Protecting the Right Whale Must be a Collaborative Effort

Much has been written about the ongoing challenge of protecting the North Atlantic right whale ...

Issue of Adjacency Needs to be a Priority

My first reaction to a recent news story in The Telegram entitled “St. Anthony Seafoods becomes a ...

The Ecosystem and the Connection Between Capelin, Cod and Seals

Growing up, every year we would go out in my grandfather’s trap skiff to get a load of capelin ...
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