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British Columbia Agrifood-Seafood Labour Roundtable


British Columbia seafood producers met earlier this year with provincial and federal governments to discuss skilled-labour and human-resource planning. The roundtables, co-hosted with industry associations and employers, aim to stimulate discussion, and create... READ MORE

Virginia Oyster License Reduction Plan


The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) voted in August to gradually reduce the number of licenses in the public oyster fishery over the next few years. To achieve a reduction in active oyster... READ MORE

2016 PEI Spring Lobster Season


Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is reporting a successful spring lobster fishing season with prices strong and high demand for products. Preliminary landings from the 2016 spring lobster season total... READ MORE

F/V Alaska Juris Presumed Sunk


On July 30, 2016, Coast Guard 17th District External Affairs Office announced that the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA),... READ MORE