Man Overboard!

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The Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association, in conjunction with the Scotia Fundy Professional Fishermen’s Registration and Training Association, will be conducting a man overboard drill on Tuesday, October 14.  This exercise will be an excellent demonstration of a mock emergency situation and will highlight what tasks should be performed onboard a fishing vessel in the case …

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LFA 38 Lobster License Holder Meeting

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The GMFA will be holding its annual Lobster License Holder meeting on October 9 at 1:00 pm (see notice below for more details).  A representative from DSS Marine will be on hand with some man overboard equipment for fishermen to view and to answer questions before and after the meeting.  Hope to see you there!   …

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Panel To Examine Lobster Prices


Fisheries ministers from the Maritimes have agreed to set up a panel in an effort to resolve a lobster pricing dispute that kept fishing boats tied up at wharves throughout the region for days. Nova Scotia Fisheries Minister Sterling Belliveau said the panel will review a number of issues including allegations of price-fixing and efforts …

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GMFA Annual Meeting


GMFA Annual Meeting Monday, February 18, 2013 St. Paul’s Church Hall. Doors open at 6:00 for dues payment; meeting begins at 7:00. There will be presentations on the New Brunswick loan board program and DFO’s online licensing system.

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