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Tenacious Belgian immigrant pioneered Canada’s mussel industry in the 1970s

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September 17, 2021 4:41 pm CHARLOTTETOWN — When Joe Van Den Bremt first floated the idea of producing cultured mussels on P.E.I. in the 1970s, the local fishermen laughed at...

Tenacious Belgium immigrant pioneered Canada’s mussel industry in the 1970s

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September 17, 2021 4:16 pm CHARLOTTETOWN — When Joe Van Den Bremt first floated the idea of producing cultured mussels on P.E.I. in the 1970s, the local fishermen laughed at...

First Nation chief detained by fisheries officers in N.S. after launching fishery

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August 16, 2021 3:06 pm SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — The chief of Sipekne'katik First Nation was taken in for questioning by federal Fisheries Department officers on Monday, moments after he announced...

Nova Scotia First Nation expanding self-regulated ‘treaty’ fishery in St. Marys Bay

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August 16, 2021 11:51 am SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — Nova Scotia's Sipekne'katik First Nation is expanding its self-regulated lobster fishery in St. Marys Bay, despite concerns from the federal government. Chief Mike...

UBC researchers map Pacific salmon habitat, finding much is lost or inaccessible

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August 14, 2021 3:01 am VANCOUVER — Pacific salmon can no longer access hundreds of kilometres of spawning streams or floodplain habitat after decades of urban, agricultural and resource development...

Cost of used icebreakers Ottawa is buying from Quebec shipyard approaches $1B mark

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August 11, 2021 3:01 am OTTAWA — The cost of three second-hand icebreakers that the federal Liberal government is buying from Quebec shipyard Chantier Davie is inching closer to the...

RCMP investigating after Mi’kmaq lobster boats cut loose from N.S. wharf, catch taken

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August 6, 2021 11:16 am WEYMOUTH NORTH, N.S. — The RCMP have opened a criminal investigation into allegations that ten lobster fishing boats operated by Mi'kmaq fishers were purposely cut...

An ocean menace: study finds ghost gear capturing species at risk and lobster

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July 30, 2021 3:06 pm HALIFAX — Lost and discarded fishing gear dumped off the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia — site of Canada's most lucrative lobster fishery — is...

Salmon getting through Fraser River slide zone as officials ponder permanent fix

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July 27, 2021 5:46 pm VANCOUVER — Officials say thousands of migrating salmon are making their way past an area of British Columbia's Fraser River where a waterway was restructured...

Runway overshoot that destroyed 747 cargo jet in Halifax caused by many factors: TSB

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June 29, 2021 2:11 pm HALIFAX — Confusing runway instructions, an unexpected tailwind and crew fatigue were factors that contributed to a 2018 runway overshoot that destroyed a Boeing 747...

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