Labrador Shrimp Company Donates EPIRBS to Area Harvesters
A total of 70 emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBS) were recently made available to commercial fishing enterprises in southern Labrador between L’Anse au Clair and Cartwright.
The donation was made possible through a living memorial to two young harvesters who lost their lives while fishing on the Island Lady on September 17, 2021. Marc Russell, aged 25 from Mary’s Harbour and Joey Jenkins, aged 30 from Lodge Bay, failed to return home to their community and were never ...
Success Stories from the North
Torngat Fish Producers Co-op and Labrador Shrimp Company Featured at University Symposium
Above: Panel members Ray Andrews, Gilbert Linstead, Nicole Helwig and Ron Johnson.
It may surprise some to learn that one of the most modern fisheries in Atlantic Canada is carried out in Labrador.
It may surprise even more to know that one of the two dominant companies is a cooperative (co-op) and the other, a much larger company, is owned by local fishermen and managed with strong social ...
Gilbert Linstead: Fish Man of Labrador
L’Anse au Loup. The name has a lovely, melodic ring to it doesn’t it?
Especially when pronounced properly with the ‘p’ silent, — i.e. L’Anse au Loo. It’s a French name that, in English, means Cove of Wolves.
Gilbert Linstead is proud to say he is from L’Anse au Loup, Labrador. The general manager and CEO of the Labrador Shrimp Company was born and raised in the southern Labrador community of 550 people and still lives there most of the year. He also has a residence just ...