How About a Fishing Rope Christmas Wreath Under the Tree This Season?
Are you Christmas shopping for the person who has everything?
Former area politician and fisherman Sterling Belliveau seeks to take fishing rope out of our oceans and landfills and put them into people’s homes in the form of holiday decorations, floor mats, baskets and boat fenders.
Belliveau, 69, knows his way around a length or two of fishing rope. Since the age of 15, when he left school and got his own lobster fishing boat, Belliveau has had a relationship with the seas in one form ...
Belliveau to Introduce Legislation to Improve Regulations on Personal Floatation Devices
MLA for Queens-Shelburne Sterling Belliveau is preparing a Private Member’s Bill to strengthen Occupational Health and Safety regulations to mandate the workplace use of a personal flotation device (PFD) while “on deck on the water.” The bill coincides with concerns raised recently by the chairperson of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada about weak standards for PFD use.
“The fishery in Nova Scotia is a national leader in terms of its economic performance. We can also be a ...