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November 2012 Archives

The Golden Cod of Gilbert Bay

An Inuit fisherman on life on the water...from a resettled community near Cape Harrisson to Goose Bay

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Game over for a fishery of the future in Black Tickle

Aquaculture industry responds to concerns over seal lice on salmon farms.

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Concerns about the use of pesticides on Salmon Farms

An Inuit fisherman on why those days in the ORIGINAL Davis Inlet were so life-giving for him and for his family.

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More discussion on bottom trawling

A Labrador perspective from a woman whose passion for the Big Land is known from one corner of this province to the other.

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Fish plants that struggle are nothing new

We'll talk about the plants in Nain and Makkovik tonight and the co-op that oversees their complicated operations.

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World Fisheries Day

We'll continue our discussion tonight about the significance of Battle Harbour and its place in our fishing history with TWO people who were there.

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Where the seal hunt is headed next spring

The annual food fishery has become a right for most people in Newfoundland, but there are some in Labrador who don't know where they stand on the issue.

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Seal hunt protest in China

Fishing on the Labrador. It started in Battle Harbour a few years ago......quite a few years ago..... 240 years ago.

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Planning now for a renewed fishery of the future

Lobbying now for the protection in the future of some of the communities in Labrador.

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Clearwater is doing very well

John Risley doesn't have as much to do with the fishery anymore, and he's just as glad.

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The Fisheries Broadcast from Labrador

Coastal Labrador communities rely on their fishplants for their futures and this issue has local business-people spooked.

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Repairing past practices

The benefits of omega 3 fish oil pills may have been overblown.

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Update on biodegradable twine

Opposition to DFO's new mandatory use of biodegradable twine for the up and coming crab season got us wondering where the idea came from in the first place.

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Freeze on salmon farms in Newfoundland

Tonight, the new Minister of Fisheries Derrick Dalley on where he is on all those new files he is trying to get a handle on.

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Another voice on the OCI issue

Another criticism of the use of biodegradable nets.

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A close call off Ferryland

DFO is making it mandatory to use biodegradable twine to cut down on wasteage of crab when pots go missing.

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Trouble in Arnold's Cove

The war of words continues between processors over the OCI deal and accusations of 'quota grabs"

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Next week before province makes a decision on jobs in Fortune

We'll hear a voice of reason from the Burin Peniunsula tonight, and we'll also hear from a union executive board memnber who had to make the difficult choice to vote againt the plan.

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The debate on OCI's plan for Fortune continues

Differing views in the unions, the local vs provincial executive, different views among the public, now differing views among processors

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The debate continues on the Burin Peninsula

The fisheries union gets support from a surpirsing source on its stand against the Fortune plan

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