Dealings with Ottawa Main Priority for New N.L. Fisheries Minister
To say Steve Crocker has had a full agenda lately would be an understatement.
The newly-minted Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture told The Navigator that the briefings from his departmental officials have been many and often, but are going well.
“We have finished up what I will call the treetop briefings, so now we are starting to nail down issues and meet with more stakeholders and get briefings from them as to where they are with the fishery,” Crocker ...
Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Receive $8.15 Million to Expand Operations
Northern Harvest Sea Farms will receive $8.15 million through the Provincial Government’s Aquaculture Capital Equity Investment Program toward a $17.6 million expansion of its aquaculture operations in the Coast of Bays region on the province’s south coast.
Funding provided to expand Northern Harvest Sea Farms’ operations will go towards capital asset investments in grow-out technology including automatic feeding systems, nets, cages, underwater lighting, mooring and service vessels. ...
Corner Brook Port Expansion Begins with $1.4 million Investment
The Provincial Government is providing $1.4 million in funding to the Corner Brook Port Corporation to support refurbishment and repurposing of the former gypsum factory at 85 Riverside Drive into an industrial port facility.
Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for Humber West, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development, this morning at the corporation’s office in Corner Brook.