Federal fisheries minister gets flak from coastal mayors over Discovery
Decision to phase out fish farms in the Discovery Islands.
Federal politicians were asked for Vancouver Island recovery plan after salmon farming decision
For communities affected by the decision to phase out 19 Discovery Island fish farms
NS wants ‘moderate livelihood,’ definition as lobster dispute boils over
Dispute ignited fierce clashes outside fish plants and a lobster pound storing a Mi’kmaq catches was burned to the ground.
Fisheries subsidies fuel ocean depletion and hurt coastal communities
Fishing subsidies are resulting in serious overfishing
DFO rolls out funds for fish, seafood sector in response to COVID-19
Fisheries minister calls on Canadians to consider the importance of the seafood industry when buying food.
First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures
Fishing entanglements have killed several of the highly-endangered animals.
Outspoken former federal cabinet minister John Crosbie dead at 88
Best known as an outspoken fisheries minister under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
Seaspan delivers world class Fisheries, Coast Guard vessel
63-metre Jacques Cartier is one of the most advanced ships of its kind in the world.
Clearwater and 14 First Nations reach 50-year Arctic surf clam deal
Agreement protects existing fishery jobs while creating economic and employment opportunities.
UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes
Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.
A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats
Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.
US border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels: spokesman
Small island is in a disputed area is a Grey Zone where from Canadian and American lobster fishermen have long fished.
Rio Tinto Alcan fined $100,000 for chemical release in Saguenay River
Pleaded guilty to violating a subsection of the Fisheries Act.
Fisheries groups opposing Nova Scotia mill’s proposed effluent treatment plant
Other options should be explored, with rigorous research to assess the impact.
Ottawa antes up $325M to spur growth in Atlantic fisheries
Fund will be used for marketing, support for new ways to harvest and process fish.
Fur Institute export plan calls for seal penis sales
Revival of controversial trade aimed at Asian markets for sexual enhancement products.
More seafood plant closures coming: NL fisheries minister
The fisheries minister in Newfoundland and Labrador says there’s nothing he can do about the closure of the High Liner seafood processing plant in Burin.