Dick Stewart Calling it Quits After 76 Years in the Fishery
Even though he was born in Ottawa 84 years ago, salt water has never been far from Dick Stewart’s mind or veins, as he reminisced about the commercial fisheries he has been a part of in one way or another for seven decades.
“My father was from Nova Scotia but my mother was American. We moved to the Lockeport area of Nova Scotia in the 1940s and that’s when my brother and I bought a lobster fishing license. I was 12 years old,” he said.
“I well remember that we received 20 cents ...
Internationally Renowned Fisheries Scientist Retires — Sort Of
Dr. George Rose is one of the world’s leading authorities on codfish.
Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland 67 years ago, Rose never had a family connection to the sea; his father was a geologist, but somehow George knew at a young age that ultimately he would wind up working in the marine world.
“It must have been the salt sea air in St. John’s,” he laughs.
That salty air must have had a powerful impact because his family had moved to Ottawa by the time young George started ...