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The Council

The Lobster Council of Canada includes harvester organizations, buyers, dealers, processors, shippers, associates and First Nations from all regions of the industry in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Membership is open to any organization involved in the Canadian lobster sector.

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Executive Director

Geoff Irvine

Geoff has enjoyed 22 years in the international seafood industry with experience with live, raw, fresh, salted and frozen seafood products in retail, foodservice, raw material inspection, sales, marketing, international trading, communications, event, project, association and business management. Geoff has developed his knowledge of the seafood industry in small and large company settings, inshore and offshore focused, and has been Executive Director of the Lobster Council of Canada since inception in 2010. A proud Atlantic Canadian, he grew up in Digby, Nova Scotia and lives in Halifax with his partner Julie.

Board of Directors

Ryan Tremere
By the Water Shellfish
Nat Richard
NS/NB Processors Assn.
Bernie Berry
Maritime SWNS
Peter Connors
Maritime East
Kevin Hardy
Newfoundland and Labrador
Daniel Matthews
Glooscap First Nation
Jean-Philippe Llorens
Groupe MDMP
Wally Allen
Gulf Nova Scotia
Curtis Falls
Acadia First Nation
Charlie McGeoghan
Gulf Prince Edward Island
Roger Sark
Maliseet Nation Conservation Council
Leo Muise
Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance
Jerry Gavin
PEI Seafood Processors Association
Luc LeBlanc
Gulf New Brunswick
Mike Barron
Maritime Cape Breton
Joanne Losier
Cape Bald Packers
Paul Van de Wiel
North Bay Fishermen's Co-op

Council Members

Alain Bossé Consulting

Aquahive Shellfish Hatchery Systems Ltd.

Alma Fishermen’s Association

Atlantic Aqua Farms

Annandale Fisheries Ltd.

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs

Bakers Point Fisheries Ltd.

Bar Harbor Lobster Co. Inc.

Beach Point Processing Company

Brogan’s Fisheries Limited

By the Water Shellfish

Cabot Fishermen’s Co-op Ltd.

CMA-CGM Canada

Cambridge Global Payments

Cape Bald Packers Ltd.

Cape Breton Fish Harvesters Association

Captain Dan’s Seafoods

Ceilidh Fisherman’s Co-op Ltd

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods

Chase’s Lobster

Clearwater Seafoods Ltd.

Coldwater Lobster Association

Conche Seafoods Ltd.

Curt Hussey Advisory Group

Deep Cove Aqua Farms Ltd.

Do Lobster

East Coast Seafood/Paturel International

Edwin McKie

Enterprise Shippagan

Eastern King’s Fishermen’s Association

Eastern Shore Fishermen’s Protective Association

Fish, Food and Allied Workers

Fisher King Seafoods

Fishermen’s Market International Inc.

Fundy Bay Seafood Ltd.

Fundy North Fishermen’s Association

Gidney Fisheries Ltd.

Glooscap Ventures

Gourmet Chef Packers Ltd.

Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association

Greater Moncton International Airport

Group MDMP

Gulf NS Fleet Planning Board

Guysborough County Inshore Fishermen’s Association

Hardy’s Channel Fishermen’s Co-op

Halifax International Airport Authority

Halifax Port Authority

Island Fishermen Cooperative Association Ltd.

Ito Seafoods Ltd.

Kaiser Marine Inc.

Kespuwick Resources Inc.

Kintetsu World Express Inc.

Lunenburg Fish Co.

Louisbourg Seafoods Limited

Love Me Fish and Lobster Inc.

Maliseet Nation Conservation Council

Maritime Fishermen’s Union

Maritime Fishermen’s Union – Local 9

Maritime Fishermen’s Union – Local 6

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Midland Transport

Milligan’s Fisheries

Mime’j Seafoods Ltd.

Morse Fisheries Ltd.

North Bay Fishermen’s Co-op Ltd.

Nova Cold Storage

North Lake Fisheries

Ocean Choice International

Ocean Blue Fisheries Ltd.

Off the Beaten Palate

PC Forwarding Ltd

Lobster Fishers of PEI Marketing Board

Partner Seafood Inc.

Peter Boertien

Reiser Canada

R.I. Smith Co.

Royal Star Foods

Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries Ltd.

Saeplast Americas Inc.

Sea Star Seafoods

Sea Harvest Seafoods (2019) Ltd.

Seafood 2000 Ltd.


SEDNA Technologies

Shediac Lobster Shop

Ships Lobster Pound Ltd.

Simply Fresh Seafood Inc.

Sogelco International Inc.

Tangier Lobster Company Ltd.

Terminix Canada

Trinav Fisheries Consulting Inc.

Vernon D’eon Lobster Plugs

Wedgeport Lobster Ltd.

Western Union Business Solutions

Whitecap international

Woods Harbour Lobster Co. Ltd.

World Link Food Distributors Inc.

Worldwide Perishables Canada Co.

Xsealent Seafood Co.

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