Canadian fishing industry 2 results

Turning Less Into More

Last month, my column was on the theme Making Do With Less. I suggested Canada’s capture fishing industry is facing a very serious crisis, due to decreasing landings and a shrinking workforce and that we need to be thinking about how to deal with it. In doing so, I suggested that we need to obtain more value from our resources and more output per person from the people who continue to work in the industry. In other words, we need to get more from less. That is what this column is about. ...

The Big Picture — Opportunities Exist, Perseverance Pays Off

A global perspective and proof that perseverance pays off were brought to the stage at the Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers Conference in Halifax on Feb. 22 by Steinar Engeset, President of Dartmouth-based Newfound Trading Ltd. and Dr. Øystein Lie, founder and chief scientific officer of GenoMar, Norway, the world’s leading tilapia breeding company. Engeset, who comes from a long line of Norwegian fishers, could be described as a founding father of the North Atlantic ...