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October 2011 Archives

The Innu Nation on Turbot Concerns

Catch rates are good but the size is small, and that has the Innu Nation worried about the Turbot Fishery up North
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Premier Dunderdale's Vision of the Fishery

Premier Dunderdale outlines the problems in the fishery and what she sees as the  solution.

And, federal Minister Peter Penashue on cuts to DFO

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Whatever happened to the seal deal with China?

Whatever happened to the seal deal with China, whatever happned to the protests against closer the rescue center and whatever happened to the brave, outspoken Newfoundland fisherman?

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Harbour Authorities conference

250 people who work with Harbour authorities in Newfoundland and Labardor are in St. John's for a conference. You'll hear from two of them, one from Carmanville, the other frm Old perlican about the challenges...and rewards...of being involve

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Premier Dunderdale wants parties back at the table for another crack at solving problems in the fishery

Premier Dunderdale wants parties back at the table, agendas aside, for another crack at solving problems in the fishery. But didn't we already try that with the MOU? The author of that report on what might be different this time.

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Don Hustins on the history of salmon conservation

We used to export as much as  three million pounds of salmon a year out of this province back inthe 1800's. It's a wonder there's any left, and there very nearly wasn't....except for efforts of people like the Don Hustings, but first Earle McCurdy on a problem fishery and where-to from here.
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Another bad year for Black Tickle plant

The plant in Black Tickle Labrador worked less THIS year than it did last year, and last year was when an emergency food drop was organized for the community. Will this winter be just as bleak? And the DFO cuts come up again in the House of Commons

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The Sealers Association gets new digs

Voices from the opening of the new offices of the Canadian Sealers Association

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Concerns over GM Salmon

A group has been formed to fight approval of genetically modified salmon
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The End of the FRCC

The feds put an end to an advisory group to the federal minister of fisheries

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Reaction to DFO Cuts

Dr. George Rose on DFO cuts

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A harvester's family worries about a compensation claim

She's confined to a wheelchair because of a shipboard accident, but her family worries about delays in getting her home modified.

And Premier Dunderdale on changes that are needed in the fishery

The Fight to Save the Rescue Centre

The MayDay coalition set up to figh the closure of the rescue centre in St. John's takes the battle to the Web
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DFO responds to concerns over science cuts

An NDP MP  says an internal memo suggests DFO is cutting back on science in Newfoundland. DFO maintains it is streamlining its service 
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DFO responds to concerns over science cuts

An NDP MP  says an internal memo suggests DFO is cutting back on science in Newfoundland. DFO maintains it is streamlining its service 
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OCI and the Marystown Plant

Fishplant workers protest in Marystown. You'll hear from the FFAW, the premier, and from OCI.
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