Council News

  • Is Social Media Good for Your Business?
    February 11, 2013
    What is Social Media? Social media is online based tools that allow people to exchange ideas and information. While millions of tools exist the most popular of them all seem to be Facebook, Twitter... Read More
  • CCPFH Hits the Road - Yarmouth Bound
    January 24, 2013
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) went to Yarmouth for the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition on February 8th and 9th.  The CCPFH shared a booth along with ThisFish... Read More
  • Provincial Roundtable Platform For Fish Harvesters' Training
    RoundtableJanuary 22, 2013
      In 2011, the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) obtained the necessary funding to hold annual roundtable meetings over a period of three years. These meetings were... Read More
  • From No Cod to Snow Crab
    January 14, 2013
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH)’s latest video features a crab harvester who shared his positive story on what’s happen for him and his family since the cod... Read More
  • Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator Official Launch
    Minister Hon. Derrick DalleyNovember 30, 2012
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters and the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University introduced the Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator today, making it the first... Read More
  • Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator Available
    November 26, 2012
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters and the Fisheries and Marine Institute have recently made the Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator (FVSS) available to the public. It is currently... Read More
  • That Lobster Looks Familiar
    November 13, 2012
    Recognize the lobster in the video? The lobster on your plate may have been caught by Victor Thibault of Meteghan Nova Scotia and on film by the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (... Read More
  • A Man with a Passion for Oysters
    Video captureOctober 24, 2012
    Oysters are known to inject passion into your life, but we think it’s partially due to the person who plucked it from the waters. There’s a man in Prince Edward Island whose passion for... Read More
  • Fish Harvester - Scientists Network into third year of collaborative research
    October 18, 2012
    Across the country, in the Great Lakes, Pacific and Atlantic regions, fish harvesters and scientists from universities and government are now well into their third year of collaborative research... Read More
  • General Assembly
    October 12, 2012
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) General Assembly gathered over 140 fish harvesters and fish industry related professionals this past February in Vancouver, British... Read More
  • Hoping Others Will Follow in His Footsteps
    September 19, 2012
      Jeff Vollant and the crew of his ship “Chasseur d’écumes” are a feisty bunch. They are a boisterous and cheerful group and when it’s time to start catching crab they... Read More
  • Fresh Face in the Fish Industry
    Anthony MeuseJuly 5, 2012
    CCPFH recently went to Nova Scotia and had the opportunity to catch up with a passionate young fish harvester named Anthony Meuse.  With the subject of new entrants and young fish harvesters in... Read More
  • Canadian Fish Harvesters to Be Featured in Video Series
    Dauphin River VideoJune 5, 2012
    Fish harvesters from across Canada are being featured in a series of short videos. The first video of the series can now be found on the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters’ (CCPFH... Read More
  • Up and Coming Fish Harvesters
    April 12, 2012
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters recently participated in the Career Options Magazine, a publication distributed widely across Canada in high schools. This issue of the magazine... Read More
  • CCPFH Launches Fish Harvester Blog
    CCPFH BlogMarch 30, 2012
    The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) has launched a new blog that gives fish harvesters a place to interact with each other and to share opinions and ideas.  The blog can... Read More