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Monday, September 22, 2014
Makkovik Fish Plant Explores Upgrades with Government Support
CANADA - The Torngat Fish Producers Cooperative Society Limited (Torngat Fish Co-op) will seek ways to increase efficiency and output at its crab and turbot plant...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Clearwater Seafoods to Join S&P/TSX SmallCap Index
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated will be added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index, effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 19, 2014. ...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Increasing Opportunities for the Canadian Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, along with James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, held a roundtable on the proposed...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Canadian Seafood Products Promoted in Korea
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, recently met with her South Korean counterpart to advance bilateral fisheries relations....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Walking Fish Reveal Evolutionary Secrets
CANADA - About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Harper Government Invests $2.5 Million to Maintain Three Harbours
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Record Second Quarter Sales for Clearwater Seafoods
CANADA - Clearwater has reported sales of $113.4 million and adjusted EBITDA of $20.3 million for the second quarter of 2014 versus 2013 comparative figures of $95.4...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Fishermen Hold Successful Policy Forum Summit with Fisheries and Oceans
CANADA - Canada’s independent fishermen opened the door on a new relationship with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans last week when they gathered in Halifax...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Newfoundland Aquaculture Statistics Now Available
CANADA - Key provincial aquaculture statistics which include production volumes, employment numbers, and inspection information are now available on a new page of...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is better positioned to support the finfish and shellfish sectors as a result of over C$25,000...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Advancing the Canadian Fishing Industry Through Research
CANADA - Studying the approaches used in Norway and Iceland to generate maximum returns from cod and other groundfish resources was the primary focus for Keith Hutchings,...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
First Freshwater Fishery in Western Hemisphere Certified as Sustainable
CANADA - The Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike gillnet commercial fishery in Manitoba, Canada, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Skipper Achieves Fantastic Catch in Morgère PV3 Trawl Door Trial
CANADA - Preliminary sea trials by a Canadian fishing vessel using PV3 trawl doors from Morgère has resulted in a fantastic catch of nearly 40 tonnes of redfish...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
McDonald’s Canada Now Offering Sustainably Certified Filet-O-Fish Sandwich
CANADA - One hundred per cent of the fish McDonald’s Canada serves in its Filet-O-Fish sandwich is now certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council...
Friday, June 06, 2014
New Report Supports Shutdown of All High Seas Fisheries
CANADA - Fish and aquatic life living in the high seas are more valuable as a carbon sink than as food and should be better protected, according to research from...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Government Invests in Three Fishing Harbours in the Acadian Peninsula
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment of C$7.2 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Minister Calls for Income Assistance for Fishermen Effected by Ice
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has again called on the Federal Government to provide income assistance to those affected by ice...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Project Continues with C$30,000 Investment
CANADA - Research aimed at protecting coastal environments and aquaculture sites from the impact of aquatic invasive species will continue this year with an investment...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Clearwater Seafoods Prepares for Continued Growth
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods is to position the company for accelerated growth and profitability both organically and through future acquisitions....
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...
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