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Lobster Council of Canada Marks 10 Years

Now in its 10th year of operation, the Lobster Council of Canada (LCC) “has evolved to be a self-funding lobster sector organization that represents the entire value chain from the wharf to the market,” says executive director Geoff Irvine. “Over the past decade we have taken significant steps to improve the way the lobster sector works together and raise the value of the lobster resource for all,” said Irvine, who has been at the helm as executive director since day one. Irvine ...

Yarmouth Shark Scramble Celebrating 20 years

Organizers say it promises to be a fantastic year for the Yarmouth Shark Scramble, which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during Aug. 15–18. The Yarmouth Shark Scramble was started in 1998 by co-founders Bob Gavel and John Boudreau. Gavel approached Boudreau with the idea of organizing a shark derby for Yarmouth. Having been in derbies in other ports, they both thought it was a good idea and the experience gave them an advantage and the know-how to organize and execute a derby that ...

The Navigator Magazine: Chronicling Atlantic Canada’s Fishing Industry

As you might have noticed from the cover of this magazine, The Navigator is celebrating 20 years of being the authoritative source of trusted, accurate and reliable information on the fishing and marine industries in Atlantic Canada. Being such an important source of information, not to mention a chronology (See feature on page 54) of the fishing industry, is something The Navigator takes very seriously. Over the last two decades, this magazine has established itself as the go-to read for ...

Keeping Traditions Afloat: The Wooden Boat Museum Celebrates 20 years

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador (WBMNL) is dedicated to safeguarding the skills and knowledge of wooden boat builders. More than a museum, we document, celebrate and transmit our wooden boat heritage and explore the role of wooden boats in shaping the cultural identity of our province. This year, the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is celebrating 20 years of dedication to preserving, commemorating and transmitting this knowledge. Located in Winterton, ...

Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium will be celebrating its fifth season, re-opening on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. To celebrate, visitors are invited to wear a birthday hat or dress as your favourite aquarium animal to be entered into a prize draw. A birthday cake cutting will take place at 1 p.m., as well as sea star birthday card making and educational programs all day. Aquarium staff and volunteers, with the help of local fisherman, have been busy assembling the displays of ...

TriNav Fisheries Consultants Inc. Marks 10 Years in Business

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of TriNav Fisheries Consultants Inc. (TFC). TFC was established in 2007 to provide Fisheries Consulting services to the TriNav Group of Companies client base specifically designed to bridge gaps and support the different components of the fishing industry through business and economic consulting. Over the past decade, TFC has grown to include a staff of seven, with a presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. TFC prides itself on ...

Celebrating the Past… Focused on the future

By Phil Barnes Smallwood & Resettlement (Between a Rock and a Hard Place) When Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949, Premier Joey Smallwood was determined to modernize Canada’s youngest province, or, as he once said... “We’ll drag Newfoundlanders kicking and screaming into the twentieth century if we have to.” His plan was to diversify the economy and provide public services such as better schools, hospitals, better communication and transportation. This would be accomplished by ...