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100TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEALING DISASTER
by wade on March 31, 2014
(St. John's, NL: 31 Mar 2014) The 100th anniversary of the 1914 sealing disasters was recognized today with a commemorative service held in St. John's and organized by the Home from the Sea campaign, which was initiated by the Elliston Heritage Foundation in 2008 to build awareness about this important date in provincial history. Read more.
LAUNCHING SLOW FISH CANADA
by wade on December 17, 2013
Surprisingly new to Canada, Slow Fish Canada formed officially last spring as a national campaign of Slow Food Canada. A small group of fisheries advocates across the country worked together to designate October as Slow Fish Month. This involved hosting events from St. John’s to Vancouver Island. From local seafood dinners and community conversations, to educational talks by fisheries scientists, to film screenings and cooking workshops, no two events were the same. Read more.
Terra Nova Marine
May 3, 2011
Since 1981, Terra Nova Marine has served the commercial and recreational marine industry with professional electrical equipment design and manufacturing. Its products can be found on vessels around the world and in projects as diverse as fire fighting vessels for major American ports, workboats for European offshore windmill installations, Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft, and luxury yachts. Read more.
Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI)
May 2, 2011
The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) is a non-profit organization owned by Memorial University and funded by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador with additional support from the Maritime Provinces’ Governments. CCFI has a mandate to apply fisheries related science and technology capability of universities and colleges in the Atlantic region to the problems and potential of the fishing industry with the goal of making the industry more productive and profitable. Read more.