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Current Harbour Activities

Harbour Improvements started

Northland Contracting Limited has begin project work at the De Grau Harbour. The work includes, dredging, wharf renovation and expansion. The eastern breakwater will be removed and replaced with a new one closer to Rouzes Brook and will expand the harbour size. Work is expected to be completed by October 2004.

Summer Students Hired

We have received funding from the HRDC Student Employment Centre for one student. The position of Public Relations Officer begins on Aboriginal day, June 21 and will last for 8 weeks.

Melissa Jesso

Melissa Jesso, a fourth year university student, was hired to greet tourists, and the general public, as well as informing them of OH&S rules and regulations (safety practices). She will also build an historical profile of traditional fishing to be on permanent display at the harbour and to be placed on our website. This will involve interviews with retired fishers.

Jennifer Woods, a level Three graduate has been hired through funding received from Human Resources and Employment for one student. The position of Assistant Public Relations Officer begins on July 12th and will last for five weeks.

Jennifer Woods


Lobster Fishery

The lobster fishery is winding down and closes towards the end of the month. Fishers are already bringing in their gear.

Lumpfish Fishery

This fishery is dismal and fishers can't understand why DFO won't close it for a few years. This year's season closed this week.

Snow Crab Fishery

The snow crab fishery is dismal in the 4R outside 8 miles zone. The fishery in 4R St. George's Bay is very healthy as stocks are very good. This fishery is ongoing until August 15.

The Last Annual Meeting

took place on Wednesday, February 25, 2004 at 7:00 P. M. at the Cape St. George Town Office.

Last Regular Harbour Authority Meeting

was held on January 28, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at the Town Hall in De Grau.

Next Regular Harbour Authority Meeting

will be held this fall at the harbour office at De Grau.

Past Harbour Activities








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November 2002 Storm Damage

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