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Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines

Investigations conducted by officers with Fish and Wildlife Enforcement with the Department of ...

2017 2J3KL Northern Cod Fishery Management Plan Announced

DFO advised today that the Northern cod Stewardship/Bycatch fishery will open to fish harvesters ...

FFAW Renews Calls for Ice-Related Income Bridging

Severe ice conditions continue to affect people working in the fishing industry and harvesters and ...

Canada’s First Redfish Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Groundfish Enterprise Allocation Council (GEAC) today ...

The Tragedy of the Miss Ally - Part I

It was a grey day in February 2017 as Della Sears Newell sat at her kitchen table viewing a ...

Fisheries Issues Spill Over Into Protests

The Newfoundland and Labrador fishery has been hit hard by 2017 quota cuts to two of the key and ...

Heavy Ice Causing Delays in N.L. Fisheries

FFAW Calling for Compensation and Extended Employment Insurance Pack ice is no stranger to ...

On the Waterfront - June 2017

DFO Wins Controlling Agreement Legal Challenge In a May 5 ruling, Federal Court Justice Cecily ...

Expanding Markets for Canadian Lobsters Through Marketing and Branding

With spring galloping along at a brisk pace, the lobster market becomes flooded as many areas ...

The Twine Loft - June 2017

Passed On: Eddie Gaudet – Grosses Coques, N.S. Fisherman Gaudet, 61, passed away April 15 at the ...

Back on the Water: Signs Point to Good Spring Season for P.E.I. Lobster Harvesters

April 26, 2017 dawned on Prince Edward Island with a roar of engines as more than 1,000 boats ...

Home and Abroad

MI Receives $1.5 Million for Marine, Aquaculture and Ocean Technology Projects A $1.5-million ...

Maximizing Value From Limited Resources

Total commercial fish landings in Atlantic Canada were under 700,000 metric tonnes every year from ...

Why Did Richard Gillett Go on a Hunger Strike?

On April, 13 Richard Gillett went on a hunger strike because he felt that the future of rural ...

Gulf Snow Crab Quota Even Higher Than Expected

The snow crab supply picture from Atlantic Canada is coming into better focus. The Department of ...

Shore-Grown Seaweed a Major N.S.-Based Industry

After eating a sumptuous lunch in Barrington Passage, in a place where lobster is pronounced ...
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