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Monday, April 14, 2014
Remission of Provincial Income Tax for Atlantic Groundfish Licence Retirement Programme
CANADA - Approximately 97 individuals in the province associated with the Atlantic Groundfish Licence Retirement Programme (AGLRP) will receive a remission of both...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Planning Fish Harvesters Marine Safety Training
CANADA - The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) conducted a study with active participation from fish harvesters and CCPFH member associations,...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
2013 a Successful Year for Canadian Farmers in Sea Lice Management
CANADA - December 31, 2013 was the conclusion of New Brunswick’s first full year using an integrated approach to sea lice management....
Monday, March 17, 2014
Canadian Seafood Exports Continue to Grow in 2013
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has released the 2013 trade figures for Canada’s exports of fish and seafood products. Once again, Canada’s...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Canada-Korea Trade Agreement Good News for Fisheries, Agriculture
CANADA - Canada and the Republic of Korea have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement that will significantly boost trade and investment ties...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Newfoundland and Labrador Seafood Industry Performed Well in 2013
CANADA - Newfoundland and Labrador’s fishing and aquaculture industries performed very well in 2013, as confirmed by statistics and information provided in the...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Learn How to Maximize Aquaculture Operations with Minimal Heat Cost
CANADA - The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) is offering a one day workshop tailored to the needs of aquaculture operators....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Provincial Aquaculture Consultations Feedback Summary Released
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has announced the release of a “What We Heard” document that summarises feedback received through...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Strong Growth in 2013 Sales for Clearwater
CANADA - Clearwater reported sales of $111.0 million and adjusted EBITDA1 of $22.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2013 versus 2012 comparative figures of $93.0...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Deadline for Terminating Inshore Fishing Controlling Agreement Fast Approaching
CANADA - Inshore fishermen in Atlantic Canada and Québec are reminded that they have until April 12, 2014 to terminate or adjust their controlling agreements in...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Record Sales and Earnings for High Liner Foods in 2013
CANADA and US - High Liner Foods has reported record sales and earnings for fiscal 2013....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Government Takes Further Steps to Ensure a Sustainable and Prosperous Aquaculture Sector
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, along with Dr James Lunney, MP for Nanaimo Alberni, have provided further details on the Government of Canada’s...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Canadian Aquaculture Best Practices Supported by C$7 Million Investment
CANADA - Enhancing biosecurity, pursuing best practices, and continually improving the overall approach to provincial aquaculture were the key themes discussed by...
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Researchers Identify Nine Steps to Save Waterways
CANADA - The key to clean waterways and sustainable fisheries is to follow nine guiding principles of water management, says a team of Canadian biologists....
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory Detects New Invasive Species
CANADA - The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory, founded a year ago in the Faculty of Agriculture, focuses on using innovative molecular biotechnology to drive scientific...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Court Dismisses Govt Appeal of First Nations Fisheries
CANADA - The federal government has lost its bid to overturn a British Columbia court decision that recognized First Nations' rights to a commercial fishery....
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
More than $155,000 Provided to Help Fish Processors Reduce Energy Costs
CANADA - Ocean Choice International and Allen’s Fisheries Limited will each receive more than C$75,000 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014, writes Lucy...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Netukulimk Fisheries Receives $15,342 to Pursue Vessel Efficiency
CANADA - Netukulimk Fisheries Limited, a Connaigre Peninsula based company that manages fishing activities by the Miawpukek Band, is receiving C$15,342 through the...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Clearwater Seafoods Announces C$30 Million Bought Deal Financing
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by Cormark Securities Inc. and Beacon Securities Limited...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Canada Explores New Pelagic and Shellfish Markets
CANADA - Barry Group Incorporated will receive C$22,980 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme to assist with the exploration of overseas...
Monday, January 06, 2014
Inspection Ensures Newfoundland Produces Top Quality Seafood
CANADA - The Provincial Government’s comprehensive fish inspection programme continued to safeguard Newfoundland and Labrador’s reputation as a high quality...
Friday, January 03, 2014
Production Value of Canada's Fishery Positioned to Exceed $1 Billion
CANADA - The provincial fishing industry is projected to once again achieve approximately $1 billion in total production value in 2013, and is well positioned to...
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health crisis and is advocating user fees...
Friday, December 20, 2013
Ocean Choice Opens Expanded Processing Facility in Fortune
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International processing plant in Fortune has officially opened, fulfilling an important requirement in an agreement between the company...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
AgriMarine Completes Acquisition of West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has completed the acquisition all of the issued and outstanding shares of West Coast Fishculture C$5.2 million....
Monday, December 09, 2013
Export Growth the Key to Growth of Canada's Aquaculture and Fisheries Sector
CANADA - Canada's commercial fisheries, aquaculture and processing industries could build on what is already a C$7 billion a year sector by targeting the rising...
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
AgriMarine Signs Share Purchase Agreement with West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of West Coast Fishculture and West Coast Fishculture (WCFC),...
Barry Group to Pursue Energy Audit for Shrimp Plant
CANADA - Barry Group Incorporated will receive C$10,800 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to ensure new equipment...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Google Earth Reveals Untold Fish Catches
CANADA - Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation...
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