GAMS Holds Successful Two-Day Industry Forum
The fifth annual Fishermen’s Forum, “Sustaining Fisheries: Challenges and Changes” took place at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, on November 21-22.
The Fishermen’s Forum is organized by The Gulf Aquarium and Marine Station (GAMS). The Forum is a free event, open to all members of the local fishing associations, fishing and aquaculture industries, government and academic scientists, NGO’s and the public and other stakehold...
Our Fishery is in the Bantam Leagues Compared to Some
Despite what the chairperson of one of the recently appointed fisheries committees stated regarding the direction of future fisheries related to marketing, how in hell’s name can you have a market-driven industry, survival of fishing communities or indeed the industry itself when there are so few fish to catch?
To begin with, there is no real indication the huge, diversified fishery we delivered to Ottawa in 1949 is recovering and there is clear evidence DFO is abandoning its management ...