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The Twine Loft – March 2024

Passed On: Derrick Bragg — Greenspond, N.L. politician Bragg, 59, passed away on January 22, 2024. He was born in Greenspond, N.L. Bragg was raised in Greenspond and was fiercely proud of being a “bayman.” In his time in his hometown, Bragg served as the town clerk and town manager for 30 years and the fire chief for 28 years. He went on to serve on the board of directors for the N.L. Association of Municipal Administrators for eight years, including five as its president. In 2015, he ...

2022 Landings Stayed Strong in N.L.

Despite the challenges 2022 presented — from rising inflation to lower prices for shellfish and a drop in sales of Atlantic Canadian seafood — Newfoundland and Labrador’s Fisheries, Forest and Aquaculture Minister Derrick Bragg said there is still cause to celebrate the year. The landed value for seafood is up from 2021, currently sitting at $1,237,194,816 as of December 13, marking a nearly 16 per cent increase from last year. “The landings are up, especially in shellfish,” ...

2021 a Banner Year for N.L. Fishery

With a landed value for seafood products exceeding $1 billion, despite the pandemic, 2021 will go down in the books as one of the best years in the history of the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery. “This has been a great year for the fishery,” said N.L. Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture Minister Derrick Bragg. “We were lucky to keep COVID-19 out of all our facilities and fishing boats so no loss of time this year.” As of December 12, 2021, the landed value for seafood was ...