Mi’kmaq joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 B
The deal is the largest investment in the seafood industry by a Canadian Indigenous group.
Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada
Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.
Ottawa announces $62.5M aid for fish and seafood sector
Earmarked for PPE and to help fish and seafood companies adapt their plants to comply with health directives.
Seafood producers shift gears to adjust to coronavirus impact on markets
Postponed Boston seafood show creates further challenges for companies trying to reach alternative markets to Asia.
Seafood fraud common in Canada’s cities: Oceana Canada study
Results combined with previous investigations found 47% of the 472 fish samples were mislabelled in six Canadian cities.
Clearwater and 14 First Nations reach 50-year Arctic surf clam deal
Agreement protects existing fishery jobs while creating economic and employment opportunities.
Clearwater invests $5M in its Arctic surf clam fishery
New Jobs, processing capacity in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Clearwater at 40: seafood exporter nets 2015 sales of $500 million
A humble storefront lobster business has grown into Canada’s largest publicly-funded seafood operation.
Energy, metal ores to drive Atlantic Canada’s export growth
Newfoundland and Labrador poised to lead all provinces next year.
Seafood company to rebuild fire razed NL plant by next year
Remediation, geotechnical surveys and infrastructure assessments at the site have been completed.
Nestle admits Thai seafood suppliers abuse workers
The food giant launched an internal investigation in 2014 after reports tied brutal and unregulated working conditions to its brands.
Thailand’s seafood industry plagued by pirates, slavery
Overfishing and illegal, undocumented trawlers have ravaged marine ecosystems.
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.