Commercial Lobster Fishery Wraps Up in Southwestern Nova Scotia

The six-month season closed on May 31 with boatloads of lobster fishing gear coming ashore in the final days of the season at wharves throughout Lobster Fishing Areas (LFA) 33 and 34.

Peacemaker Files Bleak Assessment of N.S. Lobster Tensions

January 27, 2021 Paul Withers, CBC News

An envoy hired to defuse tensions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous commercial lobster fishermen in Nova Scotia has released a bleak interim report highlighting poor communication and a lack of trust between both sides.

Lobster Population Deemed Healthy in Eastern Nova Scotia as Uncertain Season Begins

May 15, 2020 Paul Withers, CBC News

More than 500 lobster fishermen in northern Cape Breton will set their traps Friday as a season unlike many others opens.

N.S. Lobster Shipments to China Drop ‘Dramatically’ Due to Coronavirus

January 29, 2020 Paul Withers · CBC News

The coronavirus is putting the brakes on Nova Scotia lobster sales and shipments to China, which is a crucial market for Nova Scotia lobster exporters.