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March 2013 Archives

One of the most popular places to go on Good Friday to get your fish

We'll mark one of the darkest days in Newfoundland history, the 1914 Sealing Disasters.

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Newfoundland government to support the seal industry with a $3.6 million dollar loan

Why is there still no provincial marketing plan for the province's fishery?

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What effect did the ABC campaign have on fishery matters?

Remember the ABC campaign that Danny Williams launched when he was premier. What role did that play in scuttling a chance for Newfoundland to have a say in its own fisheries matters.

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Remembering the boys that built the boats

It's a controversial measure from DFO that has some crab harvesters fighting other crab harvesters, what does the union think of it all?

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Bottom-trawling study has a critic calling for crab grounds to be protected

We'll check in the Northeast Coast Sealers Co-op in advance of this year's seal hunt.

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The loss of a great Labrador ambassador...retired Inuit fisherman Perry Michelin

Some lessons from Boston, what I learned at the Seafood Show.

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The controversy over Quota Self-Adjustment Agreements

An update on the tragedy that took the lives of five young fishermen from Wood's Harbour, Nova Scotia during the winter lobster fishery.

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Wharf troubles in St. Mary's Bay

Today on the show, environmental groups try to shutdown the lobster fishery.

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How to kill a seal humanely

What factors are involved for Fishermen before deciding to head to the ice for the annual cull.

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High crime on the high seas

The international police agency Interpol takes steps to help battle illegal fishing.

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Meeting for crab fishermen in the under 40 fleet in Conception Bay

We'll ask the province's fisheries minister why he's not in Massachusetts this week at the Boston Seafood Show.

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Update from the Boston Seafood Show

We'll hear how the seafood show is connected to an issue that came up during Question Period in the House of Assembly.

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It's not always easy to find a crew for your fishing boat

Some owners are scrambling to find people to sign on for the summer.

Jeff Collett knows all about that. He fishes out of Placentia Bay and he used the power of the Internet to help him in his search for new crew.

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Reducing crab stocks and a reduction in quotas

It's not just people in three communities that lost their fish plants that are worried. The future of the fishery continues to be a concern for people on the water as well.

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Is there any way to revive a dormant fishplant in St. Lewis?

We are not the ONLY place that's having a problem with seal populations.

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More reaction to the loss of three more fishplants

You'll hear from a plant worker in Hant's Harbour and the Mayor of Jackson's Arm.

 

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A shocker in the Newfoundlands fishery today

Declining crab stocks, once the bright-light in the industry, has forced even more streamlining. 300 people out of work and three plants are closing.

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Cape Breton sealers have shut down the grey seal hunt

Lots of response to a 19-year-old's view of the fishery and another view of resettlement.

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