Fishermen block N.S. wharf, say Indigenous lobster harvest being illegally sold

Stacks of lobster pots at the Saulnierville, N.S., wharf with signs describing the grievances of commercial fishermen. (Paul Withers/CBC) Hundreds of commercial fishermen briefly blocked access to a wharf Tuesday morning in southwestern Nova Scotia being used by First Nations fishermen harvesting lobster. They stacked a wall of lobster […] Click here to view original …

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Shark researchers to increase sample size of tagged great white sharks in Nova Scotia

Hundreds of white sharks are gathering right now off the Nova Scotia coast, according to OCEARCH, a data-centric organization that helps scientists collect data in the ocean. Now a group of shark researchers have kick-started OCEARCH’s Expedition Nova Scotia 2020 with the aim of increasing the sample size of […] Click here to view original …

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Shark researchers to increase sample size of tagged great white sharks in Nova Scotia

Travel restrictions hurt outfitting industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia

The chance to catch a fish like this is one of the reasons hunters and fishers from the United States, Europe and elsewhere in Canda keep coming to Tuckamore Lodge on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula. However, the parade to Tuckamore stopped this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. — […] Click here to view original …

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Travel restrictions hurt outfitting industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia-based VIVEAU first beverage in North America to earn Clean Label Project Certification

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2020 /CNW/ – VIVEAU, the new Nova Scotia drink, with 50% sparkling mineral water and 50% fresh-pressed fruit, is the first sparkling beverage in North America to have earned the Clean Label Project Certification. The Canadian owned and grown beverage is flavoured by orchards with no […] Click here to view original …

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Souls Harbour now serving more meals than when pandemic hit in March

Souls Harbour Rescue Mission is serving an average of 250 packaged meals every day. That’s up from about 200 in March. (Souls Harbour Rescue Mission/Facebook) The Souls Harbour Rescue Mission in Halifax is now handing out more free meals than when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Nova Scotia. CEO […] Click here to view original …

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Souls Harbour now serving more meals than when pandemic hit in March

VICTOR OULTON: Temporary foreign workers are like family to Nova Scotia farmers

Migrant workers show off the fruits of their labour last fall at a packing shed on Keddy Farms outside Coldbrook. The workers helped to harvest 1.7 million pounds of sweet potatoes. – Contributed VICTOR OULTON Imagine picking up someone at the airport whom you haven’t seen in months and […] Click here to view original …

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