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November 2011 Archives

Harbour Breton: Back From The Brink

The town that lost its fishplant is now looking to set up a Marine Industrial Park to accomodate  all the renewed interest in Harbour Breton
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The Secret to Clearwater's Success

Clearwater continues to do well in the fishery in Atlantic Canada? Why?

A conversation with John Risley

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The Lobster Industry

A discussion of the Lobster Industry as it relates to concerns in Nova Scotia about low prices
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Another concern about Aquaculture

A group in Nova Scotia is worried about a chemical used to control sea lice in farmed salmon. We'll hear from both that community group and from Cooke Aquaculture, the company involved.
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The Debate Continues On Grey Seal Cull

NDP MP Ryan Cleary says it might be wise to listen to science before proceeding with a cull of grey seals; and the debt that 'Uncle Mose' fans owe to the late Peter Narvaez 
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More Dead Seals

Dead seals are again coming ashore in parts of Coastal Labrador.
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The Trade Deal with China on Seal Meat

Despite concerns to the contrary, the seal deal with China moves along.
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Delays in Opening of Gulf Cod Fishery

Why is the Gulf Cod Fishery not opened yet, and a chat with the Liberal Opposition Fisheries critic Jim Bennett.
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The Future of Rural Newfoundland and Labrador

As the fishery goes, so goes rural parts of the province. So what does a smaller fishery mean for smaller areas?
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The Aquaculture Industry comes out of its Shell

In Hermitage a traditional fishplant is torn down to make way for a new Aquaculture production plant. It’s not difficult to appreciate that symbolism.

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The Future of the Highliner Plant in Burin

The company says the plant will continue to operate beyond next year. The workers are not so optimistic
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The Loss of the Fishplant in St. Joseph's

About 100 people are out of work in an area where the fishplant was the only game in town.
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