News releases from Fisheries and Aquaculture (Page 1)

Updated Loan Board Regulations Support Fishery and Aquaculture Businesses

Fisheries and Aquaculture

New changes announced today, Dec. 6, will make it easier for harvesters, producers and members of the fishing and aquaculture industries to grow their businesses.

Minister to Advance Nova Scotia’s Business Relationships in China

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell is travelling to China Saturday, Oct. 27, to help promote business relationships in fisheries, aquaculture, agri-food and beverages.

Aquaculture Review Board Website Launched

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Nova Scotians can follow the work of the independent Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board, established as part of government’s approach to regulating the aquaculture industry, with a website launched today, Aug. 13.

Learn 2 Fish Program is for Children and Families

Fisheries and Aquaculture

All ages can benefit from expanded Learn 2 Fish programs being offered this spring around the province.

Nova Scotia Seafood Companies Set to Impress in Brussels

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Nova Scotia’s reputation as Canada’s leading seafood exporter will be front and centre at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, April 24-26.

Ready, Set, Fish – Sportfishing Season to Open

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Anglers across Nova Scotia are encouraged to head outdoors and enjoy the 2018 sportfishing season opening April 1.

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated

Fisheries and Aquaculture

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated ----------------------------------------------------------------Government’s approach to regulating the aquaculture industry will improve with amendments to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act introduced today, March 9.

Nova Scotia Companies Shine at Seafood Expo

Fisheries and Aquaculture / Premier's Office

Nova Scotia’s success as Canada’s leading seafood exporter is being showcased at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, March 11-13.

Nova Scotia Celebrates Seafood Export Success at Fisheries Conference

Fisheries and Aquaculture

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister Keith Colwell will be available today, Feb. 22, at 11:15 a.m. at the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture offices, 6th Floor, World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle St., Halifax.

Minister’s Conference Showcases Products, Expertise in Fishing Industry

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Participants at the 20th annual minister’s conference, hosted by the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, will be able to learn from an international brand expert and visit a trade show with industry suppliers.

Free Fishing During February Long Weekend

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Anglers across Nova Scotia are encouraged to enjoy a free winter fishing weekend in February.

20th Minister’s Conference to Focus on Growing Fishing Industry

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell welcomes harvesters, processors and exporters to the Halifax Convention Centre, Feb. 22-23, to share knowledge and expertise, and hear from experts in supply chain management.

Nova Scotians Invited to Discuss, Provide Input on Sportfishing

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Sportfishing enthusiasts will have an opportunity to provide their input on ensuring the recreational activity remains healthy and sustainable in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Highlighted at Seafood Expo Asia

Fisheries and Aquaculture / Premier's Office

Nova Scotia’s fresh, premium quality seafood is in the spotlight this week at one of the world’s largest seafood shows.

Minister Attends Meeting in Whitehorse

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell concluded meetings today, June 28, in Whitehorse, Yukon, emphasizing Nova Scotia’s position as Canada’s leading seafood exporter.

Annual Sportfishing Weekend, June 3-4

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Residents and non-residents can fish without a general fishing licence during the annual Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, June 3 to June 4.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Enjoy Sportfishing Season

Fisheries and Aquaculture

The sportfishing season is now open and Nova Scotians are encouraged to head to one of the province’s waterways to take part.

Update on Shelburne Harbour Aquaculture Site

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Government continues to monitor the situation at an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, that reported damage on Feb. 15, due to a major storm.

Nova Scotia Launches International Seafood Brand

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Seafood exporters in the province have a new brand, Nova Scotia Seafood, to promote products in international markets.

Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier this month.