Allan Lynch

Reporting from Eastern Canada

Allan Lynch is a freelancer writing focusing on travel and business. His work has appeared in magazines in Canada, the United States, Britain, Sweden, Singapore, and Korea. The author of four books he is at work on a fifth. He lives in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, mid-way between the Bay of Fundy and Minas Basin.

Two Canadian entrepreneurs have launched a technology package they believe will help the fishing and aquaculture industry reduce waste, improve product quality, and boost profits. 

Sheamus MacDonald and Aleksandr Stabenow recently launched Sedna Technologies in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. They offer a hardware and cloud-based software suite that can automatically track and trace fresh and frozen products from catch to delivery to the

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Canadian authorities are seeking to add greater flexibility to fishing regulations put in place to protect critically endangered North American right whales.

At an industry roundtable in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on Tuesday, 23 October, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Coast Guard (DFO) Jonathan Wilkinson signaled a willingness to lessen the severe restrictions placed on various fisheries in 2018 to protect the whales.

In 2017, the death of

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An executive with a Chinese seafood conglomerate has accused U.S. lobster companies of dumping their products on other Asian markets at steep discounts.

Jack Liu, the Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based, North American president of Chinese seafood company Zoneco, which owns the lobster-focused Capital Seafood, told the Canadian Broadcasting Company the dumping was a response to newly-imposed tariffs closing off the Chinese market to U.S.

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