Tag Archives: Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Hutchings

N.L. government halibut quota caught and landed in N.S.

A significant halibut quota owned by the provincial government is being harvested and landed in Nova Scotia by a Nova Scotia-based fish company, CBC Investigates has learned. But CBC Investigates has discovered that Icewater isn’t harvesting that quota at all. The Newfoundland company has instead been sub-leasing it to an unnamed harvesting entity outside the province. Read more here 10:24

Fuss crops up over N.L. aquaculture job numbers – Province says 1,000 ‘consistently’ employed; critic wants stats audited

CBC_News_logoA dispute continues over whether or not the provincial government’s claim that aquaculture employs 1,000 people in Newfoundland and Labrador is accurate. And the boast has one critic calling for an independent audit of the industry. Read [email protected]  19:16