Crab protesters launch flotilla in St. John’s Harbour

Inshore crab harvesters continued their protests today, by launching a flotilla of boats for 3L inshore crab, in St. John’s harbour. NTV’s Beth Penney reports. 

Protesting crab harvesters call for changes to quotas

Crab harvesters were protesting all over St. John’s on Monday, disrupting price negotiations and calling for changes to quotas. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.

Pamela Patten elected new president of Sea-NL

The Seaward Enterprises Association has a new president. Pamela Patten was elected to the role over the weekend.

NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

FFAW calls on Ottawa to re-open Atlantic Mackerel Fishery this year

Local fish harvesters and their union are calling on Ottawa to re-open the Atlantic Mackerel Fishery this year. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has the details.

Fisheries union and processors agree to work together for sake of crab sector

Two groups long at odds with each other have agreed to work together. The FFAW and the Association of Seafood Producers joined forces Thursday for the sake of the crab sector, the province’s most valuable fishery. NTV’s David Salter reports.

Divided views on effectiveness of Seal Summit

The seal summit wrapped up this week. While some groups were happy with the event, others felt it was just ‘for show’ with no concrete plans coming from the event. 

NTV’s Bailey Howard reports


Federal fisheries minister promises action on science on final day of seal summit in St. John’s

The seal summit wrapped up after two days of meetings today. Federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray promised action on science and access to markets. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.


Seal Summit kicks off in St. John’s

The Federal Fisheries Minister is in town this week for a seal summit.

It’s a chance to showcase local products, but also to discuss how the seal population is affecting fish stocks. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.


Derek Butler leaving Association of Seafood Processors

Derek Bulter is moving on after 19 years as the head of the Association of Seafood Processors.

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