2015 Fishery: Hope Back on the Menu
As everyone can attest to, the fishery experiences many ups and downs — in recent years many would argue more downs than ups.
But with 2015 now in the rear-view mirror, a lot of fishermen are nodding in agreement that the year gone by was actually one of the better ones in recent memory. Many of the fishery-related events that made the headlines in 2015 actually had positive overtones — catch rates were up, prices were good and there was little in the way of stakeholder squabbling and ...
N.L. Fisheries Minister Will Not Seek Re-Election
Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Vaughn Granter announced today in Corner Brook he will not be seeking another term in the upcoming Nov. 30 provincial election.
Granter, a former educator, told a media gathering that he has accepted the principal’s position at Corner Brook High School.
He was first elected as MHA for Humber West in a February 2011 by-election and was re-elected in the general election later that year. In 2014, he was appointed minister of ...
2015 Recreational Groundfish Fishery Opening
DFO advises that the dates for the 2015 summer Recreational groundfish Fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador will be Saturday, July 18 to Sunday, August 09, 2015, with a fall fishery from Saturday, September 19 to Sunday, September 27, 2015.
The recreational groundfish fishery will occur in all NAFO areas around Newfoundland and Labrador, which includes 2GH, 2J3KL, 3Ps, 3Pn, and 4R.
The public is reminded that fishing is not permitted in the Eastport and Gilbert Bay Marine Protected ...
World Oceans Day Events
June 8 is officially recognized by the United Nations as World Oceans Day. Each year, an increasing number of countries and organizations mark this day as an opportunity to celebrate our world ocean and our personal connection to the sea. World Oceans Day raises awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives and the important ways people can help to protect it.
Thousands of leading aquariums, governments, conservation organizations, schools and individuals around the world ...