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The Fisheries Broadcast
with Jamie Baker

Fish and politics, and how the two have been mixing recently

It has been widely reported today that Canada has lost its appeal of the WTO decision on the European seal ban. But it may not be as simple as all that. We'll find out why.

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A new project is officially launched for halibut and lobster

A significant halibut quota owned by the provincial government is being harvested and landed in Nova Scotia.

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Another round of Coldwater Cowboys is in the works

What do rank and file Europeans really think about the Canadian seal harvest? Tonight we'll hear about a poll that was done to try to answer that question.

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A prominent Conservative Party member weighing in on the shrimp quota cuts, and responding to critics

Newfoundland and Labrador Senator Fabian Manning goes on the record with all that, and much more

A well-known tourist attraction on the northern peninsula is struggling to stay open.

People in the fishery say ice conditions have become an emergency situation and they want the federal government to act.

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A BC company recently brought Canada's first land-raised salmon to market

It was called the dawn of a new day for workers in Fortune when their fish plant reopened late last year. Tonight we'll find out how things have been going.

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Foreign fishing vessels are going to be catching a lot more cod just outside Newfoundland and Labrador waters.

We'll hear how the seal industry made a statement this weekend in downtown St. John's.

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Scientist George Rose and his team head out on the Celtic Explorer

Some questions have been raised about a company being allowed to offload cod here in the province and then ship it out unprocessed. The provincial fisheries minister will be here to explain what that's all about.

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Happy ending for Glen Newbury and his fishing boat, the Double N

A Nova Scotia processor says it's unfair that this province's buyers can go there, while the rules prevent him from buying fish here.


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Part 2 of Barbara Neis interview

Folks are rushing to have their pictures taken with dead whales. We'll tell you why, beyond the obvious, that's not exactly a wise plan.


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