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Does the Science Branch Need to be DFO’s Lightning Rod?

What does the international game of cricket have in common with fisheries science today? Stumped ...

The Twine Loft - April 2020

Passed On: Hedley Richards – Halifax, N.S. fisherman Richards, 71, passed away on Feb. 18 at ...

On the Waterfront - April 2020

Conservation Groups Welcome Ruling on Hatchery Expansion Ecojustice, on behalf of grassroots ...

Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture

Recently there’s been a lot of talk about aquaculture and Nova Scotians deserve to have their ...

Industry Must Prepare as COVID-19 Changing Supply Chain Behaviour

With the spread of the coronavirus to new countries, I now believe the seafood industry is going to ...

Valuing Fish

Last month, I wrote a column about valuing the ocean. This month, I will follow up with a column ...

Coronavirus Causing Losses for Local Lobster Industry

2020 SENA in Boston Postponed Above: Shore workers at the Lower Woods Harbour wharf stack a ...

A Cautiously Optimistic N.L. Snow Crab Stock Assessment

FFAW Still Concerned Over Precautionary Approach Framework For the third year in succession, ...

Shrimp Stocks in SFA 6 Down Eight Per Cent

FFAW Takes Issue with 24 Per Cent of DFO Survey Not Completed After a hint of promise last year in ...

Surf Clam Fishery Partnership Exceeds Expectations in First Year

A landmark agreement announced in March 2019 between Clearwater Seafoods and 14 First Nations ...

Gear Innovation Summit Explores Options for Whale-Safe Fishing Gear

Exploring options for whale-safe fishing gear and finding innovative ways to prevent, retrieve and ...

2020 New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Inductees

Laurence Cook Builder | Grand Manan, N.B. Despite being born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Laurence ...

Colwell Pleased with New Minister’s Conference Format

Above: The TriNav Group of Companies booth at the recent Minister’s Conference. Zach Whynot was ...

Clean Harbour Initiative Buoyed by Boat Donation

The Clean Harbour Initiative will be upping its game this year thanks to the donation of a 26-foot ...

Back to Basics

Researchers Prepare for More Ocean Activity in Placentia Bay   Fisheries and Oceans Canada ...

Demand Has Never Been Stronger for Maritime Boatbuilders

Need for More Skilled Workers is an Ongoing Challenge Above: Workers at Provincial Boat and ...
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