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December 2011 Archives

Two of John's Favorite Interviews of the Entire Year

John revisits two of his favorite interviews of the entire year. He speaks with Clayton Moody in Champney’s West in Trinity Bight and Wilson Hayward in Bonavista.

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Two Views of the Fishery

An interview with Grant Burry, the Mayor of New-Wes-Valley about the effects of the fishery on that sprawling town, and a chat with a young skipper in Conne River.
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The Fight to Save the Burin Plant-30 Years Ago

We'll re-visit the fight to save the plant in Burin in the early 80's. Fishery Products closed it, a citizens group fought to save it. Those same issues are playing out today on the Burin Peninsula
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A Rescue of Pilot Whales and a Chat with Arthur Wicks

We'll hear from Arthur Wicks of Badgers Quay and you'll find out how a family of pilot whales was rescued in Bonavista Bay
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Meet 85-year-old Wilson Hayward of Bonavista

Retired fisherman Wilson Hayward still stays active in his community
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A Conversation With 93-Year-Old Clayton Moody

Retired fishermen Clayton Moody reflects on his life in Champney's West
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Good News For Triton

OCI says the community of Triton's fishplant figures in the company's future
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Anti-seal hunt group supports fishery inquiry

The Humane Society supports the NDP's call for an inquiry into the  Newfoundland fishery.
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Earle McCurdy on the Phone-In

The head of the FFAW takes calls on the union's position on OCI's exemption  requests 
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The President of Highliner on the Future of Burin

Henry Demone speaks about the challenges of the plant in Burin. Great plant, great workforce, but a difficult location
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The Union's Plan for Marystown

Earle McCurdy outlines why the union thinks the plant in Marystown could still operate, and why the union wants a full debate on the issue
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Bill Barry on Today's Fishery

The head of the Barry Group on the need for a new marketing strategy, and the crunch that's coming to the labour market
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OCI's Fortunes on The Burin Peninsula

OCI promsies to nearly double the workforce and provide year-round jobs at its reconfigured operations in Marytstown.
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Reaction from Port Union to OCI's Decision

OCI has decided not to re-build its Port Union plant. That has put plant workers in a tough situation
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The Bonavista Plant Lives On

The OCI restructuring will include investment in the plant in Bonavista
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A Visit to the Harbour Breton Processing Plant

Full time jobs, year-round employment. The re-tooled Harbour Breton processing plant goes back into production 
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Reaction to the OCI close-out in Marystown

Marystown reacts to the closure; OCI responds to criticism
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OCI Shuts Two Plants

Marystown and Port Union plants will not re-open.
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