Dick Stewart Calling it Quits After 76 Years in the Fishery
Even though he was born in Ottawa 84 years ago, salt water has never been far from Dick Stewart’s mind or veins, as he reminisced about the commercial fisheries he has been a part of in one way or another for seven decades.
“My father was from Nova Scotia but my mother was American. We moved to the Lockeport area of Nova Scotia in the 1940s and that’s when my brother and I bought a lobster fishing license. I was 12 years old,” he said.
“I well remember that we received 20 cents ...
Canada’s Largest Commercial Marine Event Begins This Friday at the Moncton Coliseum
Fish Canada Workboat Canada, the nation’s largest commercial marine show, returns to the Moncton Coliseum this Friday and Saturday, January 22-23, 2016. This year marks the 17th edition of this biennial event, which is attended by those who make their living on, in, and around the water, along with those who provide the related products and services to keep Atlantic Canada’s marine-based industries running strong.
“We’ve got an exciting event lined up,” said Show Manager Shawn ...