Fishery Products International of Newfoundland announced in mid-February that it was abandoning its plan to purchase Clearwater Fine Foods of Nova Scotia. This announcement came on the heels of FPI’s decision to hold off on an earlier announced layoff of 600 Newfoundland workers. Both the original FPI plan to buy Clearwater and the proposed layoffs
Emphasizing that his proposal to the New Brunswick legislature was “in a very preliminary stage,” Allaby nonetheless was equally emphatic that there’s a need for such a service – a need fueled by the events of Sept. 11. As things stand now, Campobello residents must pass through two U.S. and Canadian Customs stations in order
The possibility of charges has prompted a response from the Native reserve charging that such a move would violate the “moderate livelihood” portion of the Marshall decision, which upheld Native treaty rights to hunt and fish. Bob Allain, Regional Director for Fisheries Management in the Gulf, says, “DFO is in the process of reviewing information
The creature is officially known as the Clubbed Tunicate, and the official DFO advisory reads as follows: “A large population increase of a marine animal known as a ‘Clubbed Tunicate’ has been detected in the southeastern portion of Prince Edward Island. These organisms present no health or other dangers to the public but rather the
The grant will be administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service. Announcement of the initial approval was made jointly by Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins. “Approval of strong salmon indemnification funding by the Bush Administration demonstrates that infectious salmon anemia poses a tremendous challenge, and that the Administration takes
“It just wasn’t the same this year,” Sonnenberg says. “There wasn’t the enthusiasm that there’s been in past seasons. Usually, they’re really pumped; this year it was pretty subdued.” On that same day, the Bangor Daily News published a photo of a Peaks Island lobsterman stacking his traps even though his season isn’t over yet.
What’s Christmas in Eastport without a good murder? Well, for resident amateur detective Jacobia Tiptree, the holiday season is definitely not complete. And she goes about solving it masterfully in Sarah Graves’ latest mystery, Wreck the Halls. Not surprisingly, this one is beautifully constructed, with a host of suspects, all of them logical and all