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Jul 16, 2010 - Fisheries
Government supports innovation in fisheries sector
The provincial government is investing in the company Organik Touch, of Beresford, to help them produce a new, biodegradable bait for lobster fishing.
Jun 1, 2010 - Fisheries
Province provides $11 million to help rationalize East Coast lobster fleet
The provincial government will provide $11 million in loan support to help rationalize the East Coast lobster fleet. Premier Shawn Graham made the announcement today.
May 14, 2010 - Fisheries
Partnership supports Maritime lobster fishery
The three Maritime provinces, Atlantic Superstore and Moosehead Breweries Ltd. have teamed up for the second year in a row to support the lobster industry. Consumers who purchase a specially marked 12 .....
Apr 12, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Fisheries Future
Premier Shawn Graham outlined his long-term vision for the New Brunswick fishing industry, during an industry meeting in Moncton, April 12, 2010. The premier was interviewed by Christian Brun, executi .....
Dec 15, 2009 - Environment
New Brunswickers receive Gulf of Maine Council Visionary Awards
Two awards recognizing innovation, creativity and commitment to protecting the marine environment were presented by Environment Minister Rick Miles and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet. The Gulf of Main .....
Dec 9, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Annual Premier’s open house held at Centennial Building
The annual Premier's open house was held at the Centennial Building in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Minister of Fisheries Rick Doucet, and Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture Ronald Ouellett .....
Sep 28, 2009 - Fisheries
Minister welcomes Entrée TV to New Brunswick
New Brunswick seafood will soon be featured on Entrée TV, a food and travel show based in New York City. Michael-Ann Rowe, host of the program and a native of Moncton, was in the province filming for .....
Sep 10, 2009 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister in Toronto to promote Atlantic lobster industry
The Atlantic lobster industry was promoted today in Toronto by Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet at the last stop in a four-city promotional tour. The tour is sponsored by the Atlantic Canada Opportuniti .....
Apr 27, 2009 - Fisheries
Maritime provinces join partners to promote Atlantic lobster
A partnership among the three Maritime provinces, Atlantic Superstore and Moosehead Breweries was announced by Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet. From left: Mike Doucette, regional vice-president of oper .....
Mar 12, 2009 - Fisheries
New Brunswick to participate in International Boston Seafood Show
New Brunswick is taking part in the 2009 International Boston Seafood Show, which is the largest international seafood trade show in North America. The annual event is held in Boston from March 15-17 .....
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Feb 24, 2009 - Fisheries
Seafood conference held in Moncton
Premier Shawn Graham and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet attended the first New Brunswick Seafood Conference, which took place Feb. 23-24 at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton. The Premier was the .....
Jan 16, 2009 - Fisheries
Fisheries ministers look to industry for input
Fisheries ministers from the three Maritime provinces agreed at a meeting in Charlottetown today that formal discussions with industry stakeholders from across the region will be the next step in thei .....
Oct 10, 2008 - Fisheries
New Brunswick seafood now available at major retailer
Frozen seafood appetizers produced by Ocean Pier Inc. of Scoudouc will soon be available at nearby outlets of the North American retailer Costco. Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet joined representatives .....
Sep 17, 2008 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister serves seafood appetizers at open house
Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet served seafood appetizers to guests invited to an open house held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the department’s regional office in Caraquet. From left: Doucet; fisherm .....
Aug 14, 2008 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister observes the release of thousands of lobster larvae
More than 10,000 stage-four lobster larvae were released off the coast of northern New Brunswick as part of a lobster sustainability enhancement project.
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Jul 28, 2008 - Fisheries
Province signs partnership agreement to ensure lobster sustainability
The Government of New Brunswick signed today an agreement with the largest full-service casual-dining company in the world to promote the stability and sustainability of lobster as a resource. Fisheri .....
Jul 18, 2008 - Fisheries
Province to help fund marine by-product research
The New Brunswick government is contributing more than $100,000 to assist in cutting-edge research involving the potential uses of a seafood by-product. Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet made the announc .....
May 27, 2008 - Fisheries
Chinese delegation visits New Brunswick to learn about snow crab industry
Three seafood importers from China will visit New Brunswick this week, and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet is optimistic that the visit will lead to new export opportunities for New Brunswick snow crab .....
May 12, 2008 - Fisheries
Agreement signed to enhance fish-health capabilities
The province will partner with the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) to build a new $2.36-million fish-health laboratory in the Bay of Fundy. Premier Shawn G .....
Apr 17, 2008 - Fisheries
New partnership will highlight New Brunswick seafood
A new marketing effort will be highlighting New Brunswick's seafood quality and versatility. The announcement was made today by Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet.
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Feb 24, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick unveils new seafood brand in Boston
At a reception Feb. 24 in Boston, Premier Shawn Graham, Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet and Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette unveiled a new logo and marketing materials that will b .....
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Sep 24, 2007 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister visits Ireland
New Brunswick Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, right, is greeted in Dublin, Ireland by Pat Binns, former premier of Prince Edward Island and Canada’s Ambassador to Ireland. Doucet is the new ambassador .....
Aug 16, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Red Lobster executives visit New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet met with executives of Red Lobster in Caraquet on Wednesday, Aug. 15. The officials from the restaurant chain were in the province to learn more .....
Jul 19, 2007 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister discussing lobster sustainability project with Red Lobster president
Important steps in a new industry/government project have been taken following meetings held recently in Orlando, Fla., between Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet and Kim Lopdrup, president of Red Lobster .....
Jun 5, 2007 - Fisheries
Trade mission to Cuba pays off with visit by Cuban buyers
A delegation representing business interests from Cuba arrived in New Brunswick June 2, and will spend a week in the province visiting fish and seafood processing facilities.
May 11, 2007 - Fisheries
Taiwanese delegation in province as follow-up to Asian trade mission
Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet (centre) met in Moncton today with representatives of four Taiwanese companies hoping to establish business ties with New Brunswick seafood processors.
Apr 20, 2007 - Fisheries
Fisheries minister holds bilateral meeting with federal counterpart
New Brunswick Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, right, was in Ottawa April 19 for a bilateral meeting with Fisheries and Oceans Minister Loyola Hearn.
Mar 22, 2007 - Fisheries
Premier and minister visit Grand Manan
Premier Shawn Graham, centre, and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, right, were recently guest speakers at the annual general meeting of the Grand Manan Fishermens' Association. Following the meeting, t .....
Feb 26, 2007 - Fisheries
New Brunswick Fisheries Summit
Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Loyola Hearn; and Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty joined with more than 150 stakeholders of the f .....
Dec 14, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Best chef in Canada
Premier Shawn Graham took the occasion of the annual holiday open house at the Centennial Building in Fredericton to greet Richard Chiasson, the Canadian Culinary Federation chef of the year 2006. Ch .....
Oct 3, 2006 - Fisheries
New Minister
Rick Doucet signs the register to become Minister of Fisheries in the presence of Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson, Premier Shawn Graham, and Clerk of the Executive Council, Maurice Bernier.
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