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October 2012 Archives

Earle McCurdy update from Fortune

There's been an lot of talk, a lot of arguments, about the OCI plan for Fortune.

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The wait continues in Fortune

The Mayor of Fortune tonight on the realities of OCI's future in the town.

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The fellers from Fortune and the females too

We'll hear from the local union AND a passionate industry observer.

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What Loyola Sullivan "did wrong"

The ethics Commissioner on what former Fisheries Ambassador Loyola Sullivan did wrong, the head of the Fisheries Council of Canada and what OCI is doing right, and the Sierra Club of Canada on the suggestion to take 70,000 grey seals out of a growing herd.

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Allowing unprocessed fish to leave the province

More on the debate of allowing unprocessed fish to leave the province....how, exactly, did OCI's LOYOLA Sullivan contravene the federal conflict of interest act, and, a step toward doing something about balooning seal populations.

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A veterinarian in BC takes aim at the seal hunt

Why is Darin King saying all those nasty things about Earle McCurdy and what does the FFAW president think of it?

 

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How to strike a deal that creates jobs in Fortune

John speaks with a former premier on how fisheries policies pass from one minister to another.

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A central issue in the Newfoundland fishery

How much fish should be exported unprocessed and what kind of jobs should be created onshore.

 

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Quality, price and brand are the focus of the Lobster Council of Canada

Results of the fourth round of the Lobster Enterprise Retirement Program.

 

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The plan for the OCI operation in Fortune

The workers there want it, the comany wants it, the Fortune town council wants it......we'll ask the head of the FFAW Earle McCurdy to weigh in.

 

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Meeting in Fortune

Ocean Choice has a plan to put an extra thirty jobs at the plant in Fortune, and keep it going almost year round. But it needs permission to ship unprocessed fish outside the province. Is this a glimpse at the future?
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Good news for Fortune

Tonight, the usually provocative Bill Barry, and he won't disapoint.

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Important changes to the EI system

The head of the association that represents the oil and gas industry responds to what he calls fear-mongering from people worried about potential damage to the fisheries from exploration in the Gulf.

 

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Is there a place for young people in the fishery

What are Canada's chances on its WTO appeal on seals.

 

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DFO moves toward more online services

There is strong response to an economist's suggestion that the inshore fishery isn't worth much to the province's bottom line.

 

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A shark encounter of the close kind

Some candid observations from a well-respected economist on what the fishery is worth to this province.

 

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Green crab are getting a foothold in rich fishing areas

The Canadian Seal Hunt is back in the news, this time with opposition from China.

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