On the Waterfront – May 2019
Bayfield Fishing Accident Claims Two Lives
The Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation in Nova Scotia is in mourning after an April 8 fishing accident that claimed two lives from the close-knit community.
Ozzy Clair and Niko Clair, both in their late 20s, have been identified as the victims of the incident involving a capsized 16-foot fishing boat.
Nova Scotia RCMP say that at approximately 3 p.m. on April 8, officers responded to a 911 call indicating that a boat had capsized near Bayfield, N.S. and ...
CCFI to Hold Conference on the Future Cod Fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation will host a two-day conference in Gander on November 28 and 29 on the future cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Recognized international experts will come together in Gander to present a comprehensive package of information to help prepare industry for the changes in resources off our coasts. With snow crab and shrimp populations dwindling and groundfish stocks growing, the industry has an opportunity to create a vital, value-driven ...
Funding Announced for Regional Aquaculture Centre in the Coast of Bays
A new Regional Aquaculture Centre is being developed in the Coast of Bays region by the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University.
This new centre will further Marine Institute’s efforts to facilitate the growth of the fisheries and marine sectors through education, training, applied research and development, and technology transfer.
A total of $131,500 in funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation will assist the Marine Institute in the ...