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January 3, 2021  

Federal fisheries minister gets flak from coastal mayors over Discovery

Decision to phase out fish farms in the Discovery Islands.

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December 31, 2020  

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

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October 19, 2020  

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.

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July 28, 2020  

Fisheries subsidies fuel ocean depletion and hurt coastal communities

Fishing subsidies are resulting in serious overfishing

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June 18, 2020  

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.

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May 7, 2020  

First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures

Fishing entanglements have killed several of the highly-endangered animals.

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January 10, 2020  

Outspoken former federal cabinet minister John Crosbie dead at 88

Best known as an outspoken fisheries minister under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.

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December 12, 2019  

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.

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March 13, 2019  

Clearwater and 14 First Nations reach 50-year Arctic surf clam deal

Agreement protects existing fishery jobs while creating economic and employment opportunities.

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September 5, 2018  

UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes

Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.

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August 29, 2018  

A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats

Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.

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July 4, 2018  

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.

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April 30, 2018  

Rio Tinto Alcan fined $100,000 for chemical release in Saguenay River

Pleaded guilty to violating a subsection of the Fisheries Act.

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March 28, 2018  

Fisheries groups opposing Nova Scotia mill’s proposed effluent treatment plant

Other options should be explored, with rigorous research to assess the impact.