The Fisheries Broadcast
with John Furlong
Friday May 24, 2013
Protests continue at the crab plant in La Scie, but the minister of Fisheries says there's nothing he can do. We'll hear from protestors AND the minister. And after two decades as the head of the union local in Valleyfield, Paul Keane is stepping aside.
Thursday May 23, 2013
The Canadian Sealers Asociation is looking for a few good men and women to be members. Active sealers don't seem big on forking over the 25 dollar membership fee, but you can. Anyone can become a member of the Canadian Sealers association to show their support.
Wednesday May 22, 2013
Former Fisheries Minister Trevor Taylor has some words of advice for fisheries critic Jim Bennettt... stick to the facts. You're doing a disservice to the aquaculture industry when you throw around words like 'Frankenfish". Speaking of aquaculture... the industry's fees have gone up. Some by 400 perecent.
Tuesday May 21, 2013
A Vancouver-based journalist says the lobby against salmon farming uses too much junk science and too many questionable studies... and therefore puts forward a skewed view of what aquaculture is all about.
Thursday May 16, 2013
It's what people who worry about aquaculture fear most... escapes from salmon farms. Now officials from DFO have confirmed that escaped farmed salmon have turned up along side wild salmon in the Garnish River on the Burin Peninsula.
Wednesday May 15, 2013
A harvester worries about this year's cod fishery with a price that's looking like it will be below last year's - and a conversation with Danny Dumeresque about getting away from some aspects of the fishery and maybe getting closer to some aspects of politics.
Monday May 13, 2013
We look at the relationship between cod and crab and whether they can co-exist. Also: the challenge of finding fish plant workers in this province; and a new wharf in Musgrave Harbour causes more problems than it solves.
Friday May 10, 2013
A St. Anthony sealers search for his lost boat, stuck in ice near the Grey islands....we'll update the Coast Guard's attempt to clean up a leaky wreck near Fogo Island, and a new fishing technology that can save you money.
Thursday May 9, 2013
The new nuisance in our waters... codfish. The new plant in Mary's Harbour Labrador is ready for the new season, and Catholic bishops want Ottawa to re-consider some of the changes to the EI system.