Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Bust Two Separate Salmon Poaching Operations
Recent tips from the public about the illegal netting and selling of wild Atlantic salmon on the Baie Verte Peninsula have resulted in two males facing charges under the Federal Fisheries Act.
Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers from the Springdale office led an extensive surveillance operation in the Brent’s Cove area of the Baie Verte Peninsula. Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers from Grand Falls-Windsor, Stephenville and Corner Brook detachments were also involved in the operat...
FFAW to Hold Fisheries Management Rally in Corner Brook
Members of the FFAW-Unifor have planned a rally for tomorrow morning at the Smallwood Building in Corner Brook to draw attention to what the union calls the federal Conservative Government’s continued assault on the future of the province’s coastal communities.
In a press release, the union said in the last year alone, the federal conservative government has cut the owner-operator inshore shrimp quota by 26 per cent while cutting the corporate-owned offshore quota by only five per cent. ...
Corner Brook Port Expansion Begins with $1.4 million Investment
The Provincial Government is providing $1.4 million in funding to the Corner Brook Port Corporation to support refurbishment and repurposing of the former gypsum factory at 85 Riverside Drive into an industrial port facility.
Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for Humber West, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development, this morning at the corporation’s office in Corner Brook.