On the Waterfront – March 2017
Increase in Turbot TAC for Nunavut
The Nunavut Offshore Allocation Holders Association (NOAHA) has stated it is pleased with the recent announcement by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) of an increase in total allowable catch (TAC) for Greenland halibut (turbot) in NAFO Divisions 0A and 0B.
The Total Allowable Catch for Division 0A will increase from 8,000 tonnes to 8,575 tonnes and Nunavut will receive 100 per cent of the increase. The total allowable catch for NAFO Division 0B will ...
Concerns Continue to Be Raised Over N.S. Oil Industry Expansion
During the fall, a delegation from Norway visited Newfoundland to expound the virtues of longlining over other fishing methods, in producing a higher quality product.
They have been practicing this principle for decades and the proof is in the fact that Norwegian and Icelandic cod has a well-earned reputation as being the best quality in the world.
It is rather ironic that in November, the Canada-Nova Scotia Petroleum Board approved the sale of two properties, almost abutting the Canadian ...