On the Waterfront — September 2019
CCGS Baie de Plaisance Commissioned in the Magdalen Islands
The Minister of National Revenue, Diane Lebouthillier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Cap-aux-Meules recently to participate in the official commissioning of the new high endurance, self-righting search and rescue lifeboat, named CCGS Baie de Plaisance.
The vessel was built by the Forillon shipyard and delivered to the Coast Guard in November 2017. To ...
On the Waterfront – September 2015
Bill and Stanley Oyster Company Increasing Production
Bill and Stanley Oyster Co. Ltd. will be better equipped to meet the ever-growing domestic and international demand for Prince Edward Island oysters, thanks to support from the federal government.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency will be providing $701,932 in repayable assistance for two projects for Bill and Stanley Oyster Co. Ltd.
These projects will help the company purchase new oyster grading and aquaculture equipment to ...
On the Waterfront – July 2015
Newfoundland-Based Fishing Vessel Sinks Off Nova Scotia
The St. John’s-registered Bear Cove Point sank off Georges Bank on the morning of June 9.
All four crew members were rescued by another fishing vessel and were brought back to Riverport, N.S. on June 10.
The vessel sank, in less than hour, about 175 kilometres southwest of Yarmouth and is now at the bottom of Georges Bank, roughly 20 metres below the surface.
Coast Guard officials said it’s still early in the investigation ...