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August 2012 Archives

New Fish Plants in Labrador.

Fees to get your fishing masters level 3 and 4 are dropping.

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While some plants have closed in Labrador, a new one is being built, and another has just been refurbished.

Twillingate Fish Plant cuts back operations due to a water shortage.

Sean Cadigan reflects on lessons learned from William Ford Coaker's era.

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William Coaker and the radical ideas in the 1912 Bonavista Plaform.

Making biomedical products and biodiesel out of fish waste.

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Federal liberals ask if DFO's fleet separation and owner operator polices will stay or go.

Carey Bonnel on how consumers and industry are driving change in the fisheries.
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Twillingate water shortages may affect Fish plant operations.

Provincial Liberal fisheries critic Jim Bennett rethinks fish farming.
What is a good day for drying saltfish?
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The Cod Fishery

Cod fishermen and DFO.
Tom Best on COD, draggers and John Crosbie.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 23, 2012

A plant owner on the Northern Peninsula continues his struggle to try to get a whelk and sea cucumber processing licence; And, Tom Best, the head of the Petty Harbour Fishermen's Cooperative talks about doing business with the processors he use to fight against years ago.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 21, 2012

Jack Troake of Twillingate muses on a few things, including cod. And, the shrimp plant in Port au Choix is facing some water supply challenges.

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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 20, 2012

Bill Broderick talks about round three of the Lobster Enterprise Retirement Program. And, Jamie Baker, managing editor of the Navigator magazine, weighs in a what more codfish in our waters could mean for the crab and shrimp fisheries.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 17, 2012

More reaction to Dr George Rose's interview on the state of cod. And, Portuguese sailors pay tribute to their countrymen who've died at sea off Newfoundland.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 22, 2012

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is looking for fishermen to participate in an extra round of the turbot fishery in NAFO division 3L; the restaurant association and the FFAW are working on a way to tell you where exactly the seafood on your plate was caught and by whom; and, we'll hear from some of those onboard the Emma Lucy, the boat that ran into trouble off St. Lawrence this morning.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 15, 2012

Dr. George Rose, the director of fisheries research at Memorial, says offshore cod are making a comeback. And, the Mayor of Fortune managed to get all the fish plant players into the same room for a meeting on the plant's future.

The Fisheries Broadcast - August 16, 2012

Cod, Cod, and more cod. We'll have reaction to yesterday's interview with fisheries researcher Dr George Rose. And we'll hear how the recreational and commercial cod fisheries went on parts of the NE coast of the island.
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The Fisheries Broadcast - August 14

Sick salmon in Butter Cove turned into a boon for Burgeo; the FFAW wants OCI to pony up to look after laid off workers in Marystown; and, Captain Bob Bartlett's former schooner is in disrepair, south of the border.
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The Witless Bay Puffin Patrol

The Witless Bay Puffin Patrol has been having a busy time of it, we'll find out why. And, author Simon Winchester was at this year's Winterset in Summer Writers' Festival on the Eastport Peninsula discussing his 21st book, Atlantic: Biography of an Ocean.
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Friday August 3 The Future in Black Tickle

A mother of three young children talks about life in the community after the loss of the fish plant.

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A message for Port Union

 A resident of Trepassey has some advice for communities that lose their fish plants.

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Englee Happy to Lose Its Plant

The province will make sure the crumbling plant in Englee will be demolished. The town says it will be delighted to see the last of it.

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St. Alban's Update

A conversation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency about plans to de-populate and disinfect the salmon that have the IFA virus
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The Plight of Port Union

We'll revisit our look at Port Union and the loss of its fish plant
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