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Lobster Council of Canada Board/Annual Meeting

Lobster Council of Canada Board/Annual Meeting

The Lobster Council of Canada will be hosting a fall Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 9 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Moncton, NB.  An informative session focused on lobster marketing will take place following the AGM on Wednesday.

National CMAC – Fall 2013

National CMAC – Fall 2013

The upcoming Fall 2013 National CMAC Meeting will take place at the “Old City Hall” located at 111 Sussex Drive in Ottawa.


The meeting will commence with Opening Plenary at 09:30 hours on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 and conclude at 16:30 hrs on Thursday, November 7, 2013.


Click to open any of the documents below:

CMAC Schedule                CMAC Pre-Registration Form                CMAC Invitation


Please submit your Pre-Registration Form before October 25, 2013.

You are invited to submit potential agenda items for the upcoming meetings.

Please note that the deadline for submission is October 4, 2013.

Next Meeting

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held October 18th on Grand Manan Island.

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Panel To Examine Lobster Prices

Panel To Examine Lobster Prices

Maritime Fisheries Ministers form 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 to set prices before fishermen set their traps.

“I know as a fisherman that you can literally go out and fish for a week and you do not have a sale price on your day’s catch,” Belliveau said Wednesday after meeting with his counterparts in Amherst, N.S.

“That is a question that the industry wants addressed.” (more…)

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New EFF Website

New EFF Website

Welcome to the new website!

The Eastern Fishermen’s Federation is excited to welcome you to our new website. Here you will find general information about us, federation membership, and our quarter-annual meetings.

We will also post any important announcements and news items that affect the fishing community. It is our goal to provide our members with meeting material online, such as agendas, minutes and reports. This site should facilitate easier communication and transfer of information between the office, members of the board, and members of the federation.

Please bookmark our site as there will be updates shortly. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please post them here, email or call us!