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The Fisheries Broadcast
with Jamie Baker

Part 1 of a interview with Barb Neis on moving the fishery forward

You've heard lots of reaction and worry about cuts to inshore shrimp quotas here on the show. Well today, Premier Tom Marshall got to hear some concerns first-hand.

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A skipper has a close call in heavy ice last week

Fisheries sustainability is a big buzz-phrase and tonight we'll chat with a scientist who's doing some unique things in the field.

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Mariners are raising a stink over Transport Canada sewage treatment rules

With all the ice and rough weather it's been a tough go for a lot of marine activities. But wait until you hear how much damage its caused to aids to navigation around the province.

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Tonight we pay tribute to the late John Furlong

The provincial media has lost one of its giants and the Broadcast has lost one of its finest skippers.

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We'll hear how inshore shrimp cuts could affect the people and communities on Fogo Island

The Manolis L Citizens Response Committee is getting it's act and it's plan together. Tonight we'll get an update on what the new committee has been up to.

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What do all the changes in the fishery mean for inshore cod harvesters?

Transport Canada is moving towards enforcing the rules around sewage treatment on ALL vessels.

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This years seal harvest will open on Monday

We'll hear about small craft harbours, the volunteers that run them and what the future might hold.

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Transport Canada may be dragging its heels on fishing vessel safety

We've heard how cuts to northern shrimp will affect fishermen and plantworkers. But tonight we'll find out how they will affect others with a big stake in that industry.

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Three DFO offices shut down by angry protestors

Later we'll bring you an update on our CBC Investigates story related to safety inspections on fishing vessels.

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Safety is always a concern in any potentially dangerous industry like the fishery

Tonight a CBC News Investigation reveals some surprising facts about how rarely the provincial government does occupational health and safety inspections on fishing vessels.

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