Fisheries and Aquaculture - 2006

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 4
HST on seal pelts should only be applied on a go forward basis

January 6
Funding approved for updating provincial aquaculture strategic plan

January 10
Funding approved for Triton operation of Badger Bay Mussel Farms Limited

January 12
Funding approved for Food Technology Society of Marine Institute

January 17
Funding announced for Newfoundland Salmonid Growers Association

January 19
Government moving forward with consultations on Cashin report

January 23
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Marystown Chamber of Commerce

January 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister available to media following consultations with the Association of Seafood Producers

January 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and President of FFAW available to media following consultations on Cashin report

January 30
Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association receives funding for cod aquaculture initiative

 


February

February 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister available to media

February 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters

February 9
Triton to benefit from Aquaculture Innovation Program

February 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers Hearn and Rideout available to media  (Version française)

February 14
Government supporting innovative shrimp trawl design

February 17
Pleasantview to benefit from Fisheries Development Program

February 21
Government to hold news conference and technical briefing for the media on changes to
Fishing Industry Collective Bargaining Act

February 22
Government to implement collective bargaining recommendations in Cashin report

February 24
New collective bargaining legislation best represents views of fishing industry

 


March

March 1
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers available to media

March 3
Government issuing request for proposals for operation of New Ferolle fish processing facility

March 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend International Boston Seafood Show

NOTE TO EDITORS: Government to host presentation by international seafood consultant

March 7
Promotion of province’s seafood products a top priority at this year’s International Boston Seafood Show

March 9
Minister to meet with aquaculture investors during International Boston Seafood Show

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture to be available to media

March 10
Members of Fish Price Setting Panel announced

March 21
Government behind FPI workers on the Burin Peninsula

March 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers to hold news conference

Exemptions can only be granted by minister
Meeting of Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers    (Version française)

March 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA)

March 30
The Right Choices: Building Rural Regions - Budget 2006 Demonstrates Potential for Growth for Rural Regions

March 31
Government makes significant investment in aquaculture development

 


April

April 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to meet with representatives of Costco

April 5
Costco Wholesale relists Omega-3 Seal Oil Capsules at its St. John’s Location

April 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture available to media

April 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to meet with federal counterparts

 


May

May 9
Government supporting marketing efforts at European Seafood Exposition in Belgium

May 12
Government receives request from FPI for labour relations assistance

May 20
Amendments to FPI Act will ensure adherence to original intent of the act

May 22
NOTE TO EDITORS: Premier’s meeting on Newfoundland and Labrador fishery

May 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend roundtable discussion concerning Great Northern Peninsula Fisheries Task Force Report

Premier’s meeting with fishery stakeholders explores new direction for future

May 31
Premier reports progress on issues since meeting of fishing industry stakeholders

 


June

June 1
Minister discusses key fisheries issues with EU Ambassador

June 7
Government to participate in World Oceans Day activities

June 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Marine Institute graduating class

Minister discusses fisheries trade issues with Ambassador of Japan to Canada

June 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Premier and Minister available to media

June 14
Baie Verte District to receive funding for aquaculture initiatives
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Canadian Farmed Seafood Summit in New Brunswick

June 16
Government requiring full utilization of capelin

June 19
Windsor-Springdale to benefit from Aquaculture Innovation Program

June 23
Port au Port to benefit from Aquaculture Human Resources Development Program

June 27 
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to make major announcement regarding seal processing policy
 

June 28 
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture to be available to media

June 29 
All primary processing of seal pelts to be done in province

June 30
Processing licence for Fortune can be renewed
 


July

July 6 
Aquaculture sector in St. Barbe District to benefit from innovation program  

July 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Aquaculture Awareness Session
Government supporting Aquaculture Awareness Session in Coast of Bays Region

July 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to be available to media

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to welcome delegates

July 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Lewisporte and Area Chamber of Commerce

July 31
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister available to media

 


August

August 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address workshop regarding coastal communities

August 9
Government supporting workshop on rural development in Newfoundland and Labrador

August 17
Board makes recommendations on all applications for processing licences

August 28
Mussel aquaculture industry thriving along northeast coast

 


September

September 6
Province can learn many lessons from Icelandic fishery

September 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address National Seafood Sector Council

September 13
Government to review minimum processing requirements for all fish species

September 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address international aquaculture conference

September 27
Minister addresses international aquaculture conference in Norway

September 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister pursuing seafood marketing opportunities in Russia
Government approves sale of Harbour Breton plant to Barry Group

September 29
Government explores opportunities to enter and shape growth of seafood markets in Russia

Minister clarifies statements regarding expense documents
 


October

October 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister in western Europe to address fisheries issues

October 3
Government Explores European Seafood Industry


October 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement Regarding FPI Marystown
Government Responds to Unique Circumstances in Marystown, Provides Employment Assistance Program for FPI Workers

October 10
Media Advisory: Minister Attending CCFAM and ACFAM Meetings in Yellowknife

October 11
Government Addressing Tariff Issues With European Union

October 13
Atlantic Ministers Agree to Shared Objectives for the Atlantic Fisheries Industry

October 19
Media Advisory: Government to Provide Update on Fishing Industry Renewal Process

October 20
Governments Take Next Steps Toward Fishing Industry Renewal in Newfoundland and Labrador

October 26
Media Advisory: Announcement on Funding for Aquaculture

October 27
More than 200 New Direct Jobs for Rural Newfoundland and Labrador - Millions to be Invested in South Coast Aquaculture

 


November

November 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

November 9
Government Stands Firm on Foreign Overfishing

November 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Address International Coldwater Prawn Forum

November 17
More Cooperation and Better Marketing Needed for Coldwater Shrimp

November 24
Media Advisory: Government Hosting Members of European Parliament

Progress Made on European Union Shrimp Tariff

November 28
Government Hosts Successful Visit from Members of European Parliament

November 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Address FFAW/CAW Triennial Convention

 


December

December 4
Amendments to Fish Inspection Act Will Strengthen Law Enforcement Mechanisms

December 11
Amendments Will Bring Further Stability to Fishery

December 13
Tremendous Day For Harbour Breton

December 15
Government Supporting Cod Recovery Science Initiatives

December 21
Government to Assess Infrastructure Needs of Mussel Aquaculture Industry Along Northeast Coast
 


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