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Thursday February 23, 2012
FFAW plans meeting, rally in response to DFO report, four men acquitted of cod poaching, and Ryan Cleary on the feds and seals.
Wednesday February 22, 2012
Sealers' association director Frank Pinhorn says hunt could be another writeoff, FFAW's Allan Moulton responds to Clyde Jackman, and a tribute to the man who wrote Fishin' in a Dory.
Tuesday February 21, 2012
Kathy Dunderdale says enough is enough. And Clyde Jackman accuses the FFAW of sinking the Marystown fish plant.
Monday February 20, 2012
Tom Rideout, Gerry Reid and John Efford share their views on the current state of the industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Friday February 17, 2012
Martin Sullivan accuses the FFAW of being two-faced. Union denies it, saying the company has been less than truthful.
Friday January 13, 2012
Ocean Choice International wants judge to put limits on protesters, give company unobstructed access to Marystown plant. Longtime worker Bill Stockley digging in for the long haul.
Thursday January 12, 2012
FFAW president Earle McCurdy is the in-studio guest.
Wednesday January 11, 2012
Northern Shrimp Company facility partly owned by OCI, P. Janes and Sons and Breakwater. Also, an update on the Marine Institute's new centre in Lewisporte, and a glimpse at the sea urchin industry.
Tuesday January 10, 2012
Call for company and government to find solution that keeps jobs in province.
Monday January 9, 2012
Company says minister's comments hurt OCI's reputation with customers around the world.
And an update on what's NOT happening in Port Union.
Friday January 6, 2012
Fisheries Minister Darin King offended by company's ultimatum, says permanent exemptions won't happen.
We'll also hear from OCI and the FFAW.
Thursday January 5, 2012
A new study, funded by the IFAW, says seal populations are threatened by disappearing sea ice.
And OCI isn't alone when it comes to sending fish to China for processing.
Wednesday January 4, 2012
Cougar Helicopters boss Hank Williams with an update on the company's new search and rescue facility being built at St. John's International Airport.
And some less-than-glowing reaction to the lobster licence buyback program.
Tuesday January 3, 2012
Fisheries Minister Darin King with the latest on OCI's bid to export more fish, and operate its Fortune plant year round.
And more on the lobster licence buyback program.
Friday September 2, 2011
Fisheries minister on his trip north, FFAW president on the effects of seismic work on our fisheries, and a final sendoff for former Broadcast host Wilf Dyke.
Thursday September 1, 2011
Both sides optimistic industry can rebound and flourish. As well, police investigate burning and sinking of vessel at Savage Cove.
Wednesday August 31, 2011
Marine Institute scientist attempts to clear the air surrounding salmon farming. As well, key players in the sealing industry meet with federal ministers to talk strategy.
Tuesday August 30, 2011
Fisheries consultant counters FFAW position. Also, some deep thoughts on farmed salmon, and a special Fish Line from one Wilf to another.
Monday August 29, 2011
Union president Earle McCurdy lashes out at ASP for criticizing shift of quota from offshore to inshore fleet. And on a sad note, former Fishermen's Broadcast host Wilf Dyke passes away at the age of 77.
Friday August 26, 2011
Green Seafoods gets funding for mussel development into global markets. Also, Portland Creek fisherman and sealer Sam Caines with an old-fashioned yarn.
Thursday August 25, 2011
Greg McDade says NL can learn much from Cohen inquiry process. Also, the group pushing for a public inquiry into the collapse of northern cod stocks finalizes its terms of reference.
Wednesday August 24, 2011
DFO official says reconciliation policy will kick in, but 24-hour fishery may be reviewed. Also, PETA prepares to launch a triple X website featuring more than just seals in compromising positions.
Tuesday August 23, 2011
New independent study contradicts B.C. position that lice is harmless. Also, a crash course in salting and splitting of a cod fish for the amateur angler.
Monday August 22, 2011
Fisheries Minister says much to consider before province assumes any responsibility for search and rescue. Also, Dr. Phil Earle, and what's NOT processed here.
Friday August 19, 2011
Asian markets accept big snow crab exports from Newfoundland. Also, results of the community salmon trap project in Black Tickle.
Thursday August 18, 2011
DFO says restrictions on offloading turbot catch necessary. Also, a great white shark turns up in the Bay of Fundy, and there's a call for a recreational herring fishery.
Wednesday August 17, 2011
Ottawa exploring options to provide fixed-wing aircraft for search and rescue. And some tips on how to catch a cod.
Tuesday August 16, 2011
Senior search and rescue co-ordinator Merv Wiseman acknowledges good intentions to take over funding and operation of St. John's centre, but admits it won't be easy.
Monday August 15, 2011
The new leader of the province's Liberal Party on all things fish, from Marystown and OCI to the planned closure of the marine rescue centre in St. John's.
Friday August 12, 2011
Fisheries minister reiterates his support for deal. And speaking of shrimp, for the first time in a decade there won't be a shrimp festival in Charlottetown, Labrador. Also, some blunt reaction to the Marystown-OCI connundrum.
Thursday August 11, 2011
An exclusive interview with the search and rescue officer in Halifax, who was suspended for speaking out over cuts to DFO. And OCI admits they've run out of ideas for the Marystown fish plant.
Wednesday August 10, 2011
Company offer of 18 weeks' work included request to export more fish. And 4R shrimp committee supports decision for St. Anthony plant.
Tuesday August 9, 2011
Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation chairman Gabe Gregory also calls shrimp decision a "backroom deal," and joins call for inquiry into fishery. And we'll update the status of the green crab invasion.
Monday August 8, 2011
Fisheries Minister Clyde Jackman and Association of Seafood Producers' executive director Derek Butler discuss controversial deal for St. Anthony plant.
Friday August 5, 2011
Also, hydro explains rise in water levels on some rivers.
Thursday August 4, 2011
A search and rescue co-ordinator in Halifax who was disciplined for criticizing cuts, has been reinstated. DFO responds to a complaint about licence conditions for the turbot fishery. And that shrimp deal for inshore fishers and the St. Anthony plant is causing a bit of a stir, to say the least.
Wednesday August 3, 2011
The province's seafood producers respond to Minister Jackman's comments on so-called secretive deal on shrimp. And we'll hear from Greta Hussey, and her family's life on Lear's Room, on the Labrador.
Tuesday August 2, 2011
Fisheries Minister Clyde Jackman doesn't see the harm in shrimp decision for St. Anthony plant. Also, a U.K. journalist on the search and rescue privatization experience overseas.
Monday August 1, 2011
Friday July 29, 2011
Thursday July 28, 2011
Wednesday July 27, 2011
Tuesday July 26, 2011
Monday July 25, 2011
Friday July 22, 2011
Thursday July 21, 2011
Wednesday July 20, 2011
Tuesday July 19, 2011
Monday July 18, 2011
Friday July 15, 2011
Thursday July 14, 2011
Wednesday July 13, 2011
Tuesday July 12, 2011
Monday July 11, 2011
Friday July 8, 2011
Thursday July 7, 2011
Wednesday July 6, 2011
Wednesday July 6, 2011
Tuesday July 5, 2011
The stars align for a brief hook and line halibut fishery in the Gulf. And the caplin are rollin' in big numbers, but what does it all mean?
Tuesday July 5, 2011
Coast Guard auxiliary responds to call for resignations over marine rescue centre; search and rescue pilot who responded to the Cape Dawn sinking; and dates for the recreational food fishery are revealed.
Tuesday July 5, 2011
Interview with skipper of the Cape Dawn, which caught fire and sank off St. Anthony June 24th, taking one of her crew with her.
Tuesday July 5, 2011
Longtime fisherman and sealer says auxiliary members should resign over marine rescue centre. And Loyola Sullivan, on his decision to join the family business.
Tuesday June 28, 2011
Monday June 27, 2011
The head of the Coast Guard for Newfoundland and Labrador adds his two cents' worth on the closure of the marine rescue centre in St. John's.
MP Ryan Cleary explains why he probably won't make it to the "big rally."
And a Port Union plant worker says response to the plant closure has been too little and too late.
Friday June 24, 2011
Thursday June 23, 2011
Wednesday June 22, 2011
Tuesday June 21, 2011
And an update on the fish plant in New Ferolle.
Monday June 20, 2011
Friday June 17, 2011
Discussion of DFO's decision to close the St. John's marine rescue co-ordination centre, with in-studio guest Merv Wiseman.
Thursday June 16, 2011
Wednesday June 15, 2011
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale.
Also, a fire at the Clearwater plant in Grand Bank puts the breaks on a rare success story.
Tuesday June 14, 2011
The province's Coast Guard auxiliary weighs in on the planned closure of the marine rescue centre in St. John's, Fisheries Minister Clyde Jackman on the OCI plant in Marystown, and the protests pay off in the halibut and turbot fisheries.
Monday June 13, 2011
But some positive news on the controversial halibut and turbot fisheries in the Gulf.
Also, more on DFO's decision to close the marine rescue centre in St. John's. And the latest on the lobster licence buyout program.
Friday June 10, 2011
Thursday June 9, 2011
Wednesday June 8, 2011
Tuesday June 7, 2011
Monday June 6, 2011
Friday June 3, 2011
Renewed protests over turbot and halibut quotas in the Gulf ...
Earle McCurdy meets with the DEPUTY minister of Fisheries and Oceans ...
And an analyst who says Canada sucks when it comes to divvying up quotas ...
Thursday June 2, 2011
A different kind of pressure for the crab industry ...
A thumbs up for Liberal MP Gerry Byrne. ... ... ... and a song for Auntie Lou. ...
Wednesday June 1, 2011
MP Gerry Byrne on favouritism surrounding quotas, and the Fisheries Act.
And the fish police charge two west coast men after seizing a gill net, salmon, cod and pot - no, not a crab or lobster pot - that other kind of pot.
Tuesday May 31, 2011
4R shrimp harversters remain tied up on the west coast.
A new target date for the opening of the New Ferolle fish plant ...
And a salmon symposium you won't wanna miss ...
Monday May 30, 2011
Friday May 27, 2011
Thursday May 26, 2011
The protest by fishermen at the federal building in Corner Brook is over ... but the real battle may have just begun.
And just when you thought it was safe fish and sell lobster again, it appears the arse it out of 'er - again.
Thursday May 26, 2011
Angry west coast fishermen occupy the DFO office in Corner Brook ...
And Fisheries Minister Clyde Jackman speaks to a crowd of about 50 people in St. John's, but it's not the House of Assembly.
Wednesday May 18, 2011
- Brian Callahan
- Feb. 23 – Union sounds alarm on fleet separation
- Feb. 22 – Sealers in the dark as season nears
- Feb. 20 – Former fisheries ministers weigh in
- Feb. 17 – OCI, FFAW war of words heats up
- Jan. 13 – OCI seeks injunction
- Jan. 12 – It's the Thursday phone-in show
- Jan. 9 – OCI in damage control
- Jan. 5 – Sea populations on thin ice
- Jan. 4 – Update on new Cougar SAR hangar
- Sep. 1 – Feds, sealers talk turkey
- Aug. 31 – Dispelling myths around aquaculture
- Aug. 30 – There IS harm in shrimp deal: Gregory
- Aug. 29 – No harm in shrimp decision: FFAW
- Aug. 26 – Trinity Bay processor flexing mussels
- Aug. 25 – B.C. lawyer urges caution with inquiries
- Aug. 22 – Liberal SAR plan unrealistic: Jackman
- Aug. 19 – Japan saves snow crab season
- Aug. 18 – More criticism of turbot conditions
- Aug. 17 – Feds meet with firms to talk SAR
- Aug. 16 – Wiseman applauds Liberal plan for SAR
- Aug. 12 – Jackman elaborates on shrimp decision
- Aug. 11 – Disciplined SAR employee tells his story
- Aug. 10 – Marystown plant workers reject OCI plan
- Aug. 5 – FFAW weighs in on shrimp decision
- Aug. 4 – Suspended SAR employee gets job back
- Aug. 2 – Minister Jackman defends shrimp deal
- Aug. 1 – Backroom deal on shrimp?
- Jul. 29 – Analysis of privatized search and rescue
- Jul. 28 – Mid-summer call-in show
- Jul. 27 – Study shows cod comeback off N.S.
- Jul. 26 – DFO employees told to clam up
- Jul. 25 – Quebec SAR centre may get reprieve
- Jul. 22 – SAR: To privatize or not to privatize
- Jul. 21 – Feds float privatizing SAR
- Jul. 20 – Salmon farming, and poaching
- Jul. 19 – Ease off on poachers: fisherman
- Jul. 18 – Meeting on Marystown yields little
- Jul. 15 – FFAW on sentinel; more on aquaculture
- Jul. 14 – Cooke responds to aquaculture concerns
- Jul. 13 – Aquaculture pros and cons
- Jul. 11 – McCurdy defends food fishery stand
- Jul. 8 – Penashue commended, criticized
- Jul. 6 – Food fishery Q and A
- Jul. 5 – Cape Dawn skipper describes ordeal
- Jul. 5 – CG auxiliary members urged to resign
- Jun. 24 – Premier gets firm "No" from Harper
- Jun. 23 – EI top up for Port Union workers
- Jun. 21 – Date set for rally to save marine centre
- Jun. 14 – Coast Guard Auxiliary bemoans closure
- Jun. 13 – Bad news for Marystown OCI plant
- Jun. 10 – SAR co-ordinator speaks out on cuts
- Jun. 9 – Reaction to DFO cuts
- Jun. 8 – DFO cuts and stricken vessel
- Jun. 7 – History of the Grand Banks fishery
- Jun. 2 – McCurdy's meetings in Ottawa
- Jun. 1 – Gerry Byrne vents; poaching charges
- May. 30 – 4R shrimp fleet woes
- May. 18 – New Ferolle plant owner gives his side of the story and fishermen win latest round in tax case
- Aaron Crossley
- Dec. 7 – Voices from Labrador
- Oct. 26 – What Loyola Sullivan "did wrong"
- Oct. 12 – Meeting in Fortune
- Sep. 7 – More concerns over bottom trawling
- Aug. 14 – The Fisheries Broadcast - August 14
- Aug. 14 – The Witless Bay Puffin Patrol
- Aug. 3 – A message for Port Union
- Aug. 2 – Englee Happy to Lose Its Plant
- Aug. 1 – St. Alban's Update
- Aug. 1 – The Plight of Port Union
- Jul. 31 – Life after a Closure
- Jul. 26 – The Fish Plant on Change Islands
- Jul. 25 – Co-op Concerns
- Jul. 24 – The Englee Fish Plant
- Jul. 23 – Stranded Whale Euthanized
- Jul. 17 – Infected salmon will be destroyed
- Jul. 16 – More concerns about salmon virus
- Jun. 21 – More Turbot Turmoil
- Jun. 21 – Canada's role at oceans summit
- Jun. 19 – Concerns about bottom trawling
- Jun. 14 – Another mayor decries latest DFO cuts.
- Jun. 7 – More DFO cuts Coming
- Jun. 6 – More Concerns about Bottom Trawling
- Apr. 25 – New policies for 3K crab fishery
- Oct. 26 – Harbour Authorities conference
- Oct. 25 – Premier Dunderdale wants parties back at the table for another crack at solving problems in the fishery
- Oct. 21 – Another bad year for Black Tickle plant
- Mark Cumby
- Greg Dodd
- Jessica Doria-Brown
- John Furlong
- Mar. 8 – And The Debate Continues
- Mar. 7 – Minister Ashfield on Modernization
- Mar. 6 – The Broadcast for Mon March 5th
- Mar. 6 – The BC Experience in the Fishery
- Feb. 29 – FFAW Funding Frozen
- Feb. 28 – Province Freezes Funding
- Feb. 16 – OCI's Loyola Sullivan Reacts
- Feb. 14 – Fisheries Broadcast, Feb 14th
- Feb. 13 – Remembering a Young Trawlerman
- Jan. 30 – Financial Help for the Seal Hunt
- Jan. 27 – OCI decision soon?
- Jan. 26 – The Seal Hunt Phone-in
- Jan. 25 – Still More Seal Hunt Reaction
- Jan. 24 – Fallout from MP's Seal Hunt Comments
- Jan. 23 – The Future of the Newfoundland Seal Hunt
- Jan. 20 – The Fight to Save the Marystown Plant
- Jan. 18 – DFO Reviewing 'Over-Regulated' Industry
- Jan. 17 – Marystown Protest Line Stays Up For Now
- Jan. 16 – OCI Gets Its Injunction
- Dec. 29 – Two Views of the Fishery
- Dec. 19 – Good News For Triton
- Dec. 15 – Earle McCurdy on the Phone-In
- Dec. 13 – The Union's Plan for Marystown
- Dec. 12 – Bill Barry on Today's Fishery
- Dec. 7 – The Bonavista Plant Lives On
- Dec. 2 – OCI Shuts Two Plants
- Nov. 23 – Harbour Breton: Back From The Brink
- Nov. 21 – The Secret to Clearwater's Success
- Nov. 15 – The Lobster Industry
- Nov. 14 – Another concern about Aquaculture
- Nov. 11 – The Debate Continues On Grey Seal Cull
- Nov. 10 – More Dead Seals
- Oct. 31 – The Innu Nation on Turbot Concerns
- Oct. 20 – The Sealers Association gets new digs
- Oct. 19 – Concerns over GM Salmon
- Oct. 18 – The End of the FRCC
- Oct. 18 – Reaction to DFO Cuts
- Oct. 7 – The Fight to Save the Rescue Centre
- Oct. 3 – OCI and the Marystown Plant
- Sep. 29 – Phone-in on aquaculture
- Sep. 28 – DFO reacts to the Sabri decision
- Sep. 27 – More reaction to Cod recovery
- Sep. 26 – Reaction to NAFO
- Sep. 23 – A vision for the Future of the Fishery
- Sep. 22 – The Liberal Plan for the Fishery
- Sep. 20 – The Lobster Buy-out Program
- Sep. 19 – Sending Fish outside the Province?
- Sep. 2 – The NDP's Fisheries Platform
- Wayne Hayes
- Carl Hodder
- Kathy Porter
- Mar. 23 – The Future of the Port Union Plant
- Mar. 16 – Facebook and Seals
- Mar. 16 – Leo's take on the MOU
- Mar. 14 – Should DFO be dismantled?
- Mar. 11 – AND THE WINNER IS.....
- Mar. 10 – Archives: Rebirth of the FFAW
- Mar. 10 – More DORY music
- Mar. 10 – Even more DORY entries!
- Mar. 10 – More DORY entries!
- Mar. 9 – John Crosbie on the Moratorium
- Mar. 9 – Archival Tape: The Moratorium
- Feb. 25 – The Broadcast turns 60!
- Robert Sharpe
- Mar. 15 – How to kill a seal humanely
- Sep. 14 – Peckford calls for a new direction.
- Sep. 12 – The return of King Cod.... maybe.
- Sep. 11 – Have the COD made a comeback!
- Sep. 4 – Jubilee Medal Winner.
- Aug. 31 – New Fish Plants in Labrador.
- Aug. 28 – Federal liberals ask if DFO's fleet separation and owner operator polices will stay or go.
- Aug. 24 – The Cod Fishery
- Jul. 11 – Update on St. Alban's Salmon Virus.
- Jul. 9 – More questions about Aquaculture.
- Jul. 5 – Concerns about Aquaculture....
- Jul. 4 – More Science, More Politics
- Jul. 3 – Trouble with the Halibut Fishery
- Jun. 28 – Surviving the Moratorium
- Jun. 27 – Science advice and political will.
- Jun. 25 – 20th anniversary of the cod mortorium.
- Jun. 11 – McCurdy secures meeting on seismic tests
- Jun. 8 – Turbot Turmoil on the West Coast
- Jun. 4 – The World According to Bill Barry
- May. 31 – The Broadcast phone-in
- May. 30 – Fishery Observers harassed and bribed.
- May. 29 – What you need to know about EI reform.
- May. 25 – More reaction to EI reform.
- May. 24 – Changes coming to EI.
- May. 23 – More Cuts to Cod Quotas
- May. 22 – Dark Days in Black Tickle
- May. 17 – More DFO cuts coming
- May. 16 – Two more fish plants gone.
- May. 15 – The Future of the Plant in LaScie.
- May. 14 – The Rocky Road to Harbour Breton.
- May. 8 – Opposition Views on the Fishery
- May. 2 – Crab Plant closure in Black tickle.
- Apr. 30 – lobster co-op gets up and running
- Apr. 26 – Fisheries Broadcast phone in.
- Apr. 18 – Looking for More Markets
- Apr. 17 – OCI Labour Dispute Ends
- Apr. 17 – China Seal Deal in Trouble?
- Apr. 12 – Seal hunt a go on The Front.
- Apr. 11 – Wiseman reprimanded
- Mar. 30 – Full Speed Ahead at the Seal Hunt
- Mar. 27 – Owner-Operator Reaction from Nova Scotia
- Mar. 13 – 400 dead seals found on Hay Island, NS
- Terry Winsor
- Mar. 18 – Wharf troubles in St. Mary's Bay
- Mar. 14 – High crime on the high seas
- Mar. 12 – Update from the Boston Seafood Show
- Feb. 25 – Tragedy of the Florizel, 95 years ago
- Feb. 22 – Good news for the aquaculture industry
- Feb. 20 – Five fishermen lost in Nova Scotia
- Feb. 7 – The Fisheries Broadcast phone-in
- Feb. 6 – Green grab surfaced in Placentia
- Feb. 1 – The little lobster tag that could
- Jan. 23 – More heat for the halibut fishery
- Jan. 21 – The "up" side of free-trade
- Jan. 17 – The seal hunt becomes more animated
- Jan. 15 – Golden Cod, a unique species of fish
- Jan. 14 – The sealing industry takes another hit
- Jan. 10 – A fishery that's in trouble
- Jan. 8 – Problems in the lobster industry
- Jan. 2 – A good cure for sea-sickness
- Dec. 18 – More on the debate over Labrador crab
- Dec. 14 – Another plant closure today
- Dec. 11 – To cull, or not to cull
- Nov. 30 – The Golden Cod of Gilbert Bay
- Nov. 27 – More discussion on bottom trawling
- Nov. 21 – World Fisheries Day
- Nov. 19 – Seal hunt protest in China
- Nov. 15 – Clearwater is doing very well
- Nov. 14 – The Fisheries Broadcast from Labrador
- Nov. 13 – Repairing past practices
- Nov. 12 – Update on biodegradable twine
- Nov. 8 – Another voice on the OCI issue
- Nov. 7 – A close call off Ferryland
- Nov. 6 – Trouble in Arnold's Cove
- Oct. 31 – Earle McCurdy update from Fortune
- Oct. 30 – The wait continues in Fortune
- Oct. 10 – Good news for Fortune
- Oct. 9 – Important changes to the EI system
- Oct. 2 – A shark encounter of the close kind
- Sep. 28 – Going undercover at Cooke Aquaculture
- Sep. 27 – Fisheries Broadcast phone-in
- Sep. 25 – What to do if there's a big oil spill
- Sep. 19 – The one that didn't get away
- Sep. 17 – Dissapointment in Change Islands
- Sep. 14 – Do we need to increase the cod quota?