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Quin Sea sale to Royal Greenland approved by N.L. government

The Newfoundland and Labrador government has approved the sale of one of the province’s largest fish processors to a Greenland company. The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Steve Crocker, said in a news release Friday that he has accepted the recommendations of the Fish Processing Licensing Board to have Royal Greenland take over . Quin Sea operates a half-dozen plants in the province — the largest one in Old Perlican, Trinity Bay — processing about 11,000 metric tonnes of seafood every year. Read the rest here and here 11:16

Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Addresses Misinformation Regarding Fisheries Issues

CANADA – Recent news releases issued by MHA Christopher Mitchelmore regarding fishery sustainability and the lobster industry contain inaccuracies that require correction, said Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture. [email protected]  09:48

NS: Fisheries minister defends Nova Scotia lobster tradition

[HALIFAX, NS] — The province’s minister of fisheries and aquaculture says he is proud of the way Nova Scotians do lobster. The minister was speaking to a CBC story Monday about a German animal rights group that has spearheaded a campaign and been successful in banning lobster from major German supermarkets. continue

Fish farm rejected by Nova Scotia government, risk to wild salmon cited

The province’s Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Sterling Belliveau, said Fisheries and Oceans Canada expressed concern about the salmon farm’s impact on wild salmon in the bay near Sheet Harbour during the 22-month review process. The federal department said the site would represent a moderate risk to wild salmon. continue