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Annual N.S. Fisheries Minister’s Conference Going Digital

The Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture is once again partnering with the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia (AANS) for the annual Minister’s Conference and the AANS Seafarmers Conference. Only this time around, the conference has gone virtual, with a series of five, 90-minute online seafood industry sessions being held between Feb. 25 and April 8 that are free of charge to attend just by registering online. A sixth conference session will feature the Minister’s ...

The New Face of Cod

International Markets and Products Have Changed Considerably since 1992 The international markets for cod are now a whole lot different than they were 25 years ago. The last time Newfoundland and Labrador cod was a substantial export was prior to the groundfish moratorium in 1992. Pre-moratorium, frozen cod block was the main product being churned out by N.L. fishplants. Jump ahead two-and-half decades and the world groundfish/whitefish market is almost unrecognizable compared to the cod ...

N.L. Cod – What we Heard

The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation hosted a very successful conference on the theme Cod – Building the Fishery of the Future in Gander on November 28 and 29. It was attended by about 180 people, representing a good cross-section of the industry, including harvesters, processors, marketers, suppliers, government and academia. Because of the many different interest groups in the room, there was a lot of potential for disagreement on various issues. However, the session was ably ...

Path for Development of Northern Cod Charted at Biggest Newfoundland Industry Meeting in Years

In late November, one of the biggest seafood industry meetings in years took place in Gander, Newfoundland. Close to 200 harvesters, processors and industry experts discussed the options available to the province as the historic Northern cod stock rebuilds. The meeting, entitled Cod — Building the Fishery of the Future, was put together by the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) housed at the Marine Institute in St. Johns. Alastair O’Rielly (Chair of the Board for ...

Wooden Boat Heritage 2016

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador recently hosted a series of successful events in St. John’s and Petty Harbour

Iqaluit Hosting Ocean Innovation 2016

Ocean Innovation 2016 will take place Oct. 4-5 in Iqaluit, Nunavut, bringing together representatives from northern communities, academia, business and government to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to the sustainable development of ocean resources, sovereignty, climate change and coastal and maritime infrastructure in the North. Ocean Innovation is an annual conference focused on topics centred on the latest developments in the areas of maritime safety, efficiency of ...

St. John’s Hosting Major Aquaculture Conference

The largest aquaculture conference and trade show in recent Canadian history is taking place at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador September 18-21. This year’s national conference themed “Aquaculture – Leading Sustainable Food Production” is a joint venture between The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) and the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC). This isn’t the first time the two organizations have co-hosted conferences but this year ...

WBMNL to Hold Annual Conference in Harbour Grace

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador will be holding its annual Wooden Boat Conference in Harbour Grace on September 11-12, 2015. This year there will be several exciting events including a new “Heritage Skills Challenge” and the museum wants you to participate. Sign up as a team of six and take part in our relay challenge: knit a net, tie a whiff, haul a lobster pot, scull a punt and row a punt. Don’t worry, if you don’t know how to do any of those things, there...