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Strong Turnout for 20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada

The 20th anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada had a record-breaking turnout on March 25 and 26 at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, New Brunswick. The event, which was the first major trade event to return to New Brunswick since the COVID-19 outbreak, welcomed just over 7,300 industry buyers from across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. The largest audience in the show’s 20-year history. The Moncton Coliseum was filled with local and international exhibitors ...

Strong Turnout for 20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada

The 20th anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada had a record-breaking turnout last Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26 at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, New Brunswick. The event, which was the first major trade event to return to New Brunswick since the COVID-19 outbreak, welcomed just over 7300 industry buyers from across New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. The largest audience in the show’s 20-year history. The Moncton Coliseum was filled with local and intern...

20th Anniversary of Fish Canada Workboat Canada Opens This Weekend

The Moncton Coliseum will once again host Atlantic Canada’s largest commercial marine event this Friday and Saturday. Fish Canada Workboat Canada, now entering its 20th year, welcomes those who make their living on, in, and around the water. This year’s event features over 100 exhibitors and showcases thousands of products and services that keep Atlantic Canada’s marine-based industries running. Visitors can also expect to see a wide range of commercial marine products such as engines ...

Demand for N.B. Seafood at an All-Time High

New Brunswick seafood exports reached an all-time high in 2021, surpassing $1.9 billion from January to October. “New Brunswick saw the largest growth in Canada for seafood exports with an additional $742 million in revenues, surpassing every other Canadian province by at least $230 million,” said Margaret Johnson, Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries. “With an increased demand for frozen seafood at both food service and retail markets, New Brunswick captured that ...

Fish Canada Workboat Canada Delayed Until March

Master Promotions Ltd. announced today that the Fish Canada Workboat Canada show, originally scheduled to take place January 21-22, 2022, has been delayed. The event will now take place March 25 - 26, 2022 at the Moncton Coliseum. This decision was not made lightly, but due to the increasing spread of the new COVID-10 variant and new gathering restrictions, we felt compelled to take action. As always, the health and safety of our exhibitors, partners, visitors, and contractors remains our ...

New Brunswick Lobster Pot Tree Promotes the Giving Spirit

More than $10,000 has been raised in support of the local food bank through the sponsorship of buoys for the St. Andrews, New Brunswick lobster pot Christmas tree since the tradition was started by local business owners four years ago. “Me and a lady by the name of Alisan Bailey, her husband is a fisherman, we always joked about doing a small lobster pot tree on my deck at the pub for Christmas,” said Kevin Simmonds, who owns the Red Herring Pub in the coastal New Brunswick town. ...

20th Anniversary of The Fish Canada Workboat Canada Show This January

Canada’s largest commercial marine event is charting course for the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, New Brunswick. The much-anticipated event is scheduled to take place January 21 and 22, 2022 – kicking off the 20th edition of this biennial event. With Moncton as a central location to much of the surrounding coastal regions, Fish Canada Workboat Canada attracts people from the fishing, aquaculture, processing, and workboat industries from throughout the Maritimes and Quebec’s Gaspé ...

Demand for Seafood Remains Strong, says N.B. Minister

Since becoming New Brunswick’s Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries in September 2020, Margaret Johnson says she has spoken to numerous fisheries and aquaculture associations and organizations and “looks forward to continuing the dialogue in 2021.” Looking back on 2020, in a statement to The Navigator, Johnson said “While there was a reduction in seafood exports in 2020 as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic and many of our promotional activities were cancelled, demand ...

On the Waterfront – April 2020

Conservation Groups Welcome Ruling on Hatchery Expansion Ecojustice, on behalf of grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, welcomed the recent Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador’s decision on the Indian Head Hatchery Expansion Project. Ecojustice went to court in November 2019 on behalf of the Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland, the Freshwater-Alexander Bays Ecosystem Corporation, the Port au Port Bay Fishery Committee, ...

On the Waterfront – February 2020

New Processing Facility to be Built in Digby Construction is expected to start this spring on a new $14.25-million, 43,580-square-foot seafood production facility in the Digby Industrial Park. Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced in December the approval of a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for fish harvesting and processing company Scotia Harvest Inc. The company is eligible to earn a maximum innovation rebate of $1,863,333 upon completion of its ...