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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Independent Fishermen Create New National Federation

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SHEDIAC– In a historic move independent fishermen from across Canada have created a new, national organization to promote the independent small business, community based approach to fishing.   The new organization, the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters Federation, brings together fishermen’s organizations from Atlantic Canada, Quebec and British Columbia.   …

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Holland College Presents Marine Training Courses

Holland College Marine Training Centre will be offering training courses in St. George, NB, beginning in October.  If you or someone you know requires any of the certificates or courses listed below before the fall fishing season please contact Lynn Kelly at 1-902-888-6485 or by email at  Classes will fill quickly so be sure to reserve your seat …

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