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Fish and politics, and how the two have been mixing recently

It has been widely reported today that Canada has lost its appeal of the WTO decision on the European seal ban. But it may not be as simple as all that. We'll find out why.

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A new project is officially launched for halibut and lobster

A significant halibut quota owned by the provincial government is being harvested and landed in Nova Scotia.

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Another round of Coldwater Cowboys is in the works

What do rank and file Europeans really think about the Canadian seal harvest? Tonight we'll hear about a poll that was done to try to answer that question.

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A well-known tourist attraction on the northern peninsula is struggling to stay open.

People in the fishery say ice conditions have become an emergency situation and they want the federal government to act.

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A BC company recently brought Canada's first land-raised salmon to market

It was called the dawn of a new day for workers in Fortune when their fish plant reopened late last year. Tonight we'll find out how things have been going.

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Foreign fishing vessels are going to be catching a lot more cod just outside Newfoundland and Labrador waters.

We'll hear how the seal industry made a statement this weekend in downtown St. John's.

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Scientist George Rose and his team head out on the Celtic Explorer

Some questions have been raised about a company being allowed to offload cod here in the province and then ship it out unprocessed. The provincial fisheries minister will be here to explain what that's all about.

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Happy ending for Glen Newbury and his fishing boat, the Double N

A Nova Scotia processor says it's unfair that this province's buyers can go there, while the rules prevent him from buying fish here.


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Part 2 of Barbara Neis interview

Folks are rushing to have their pictures taken with dead whales. We'll tell you why, beyond the obvious, that's not exactly a wise plan.


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Part 1 of a interview with Barb Neis on moving the fishery forward

You've heard lots of reaction and worry about cuts to inshore shrimp quotas here on the show. Well today, Premier Tom Marshall got to hear some concerns first-hand.

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A skipper has a close call in heavy ice last week

Fisheries sustainability is a big buzz-phrase and tonight we'll chat with a scientist who's doing some unique things in the field.

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Mariners are raising a stink over Transport Canada sewage treatment rules

With all the ice and rough weather it's been a tough go for a lot of marine activities. But wait until you hear how much damage its caused to aids to navigation around the province.

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Tonight we pay tribute to the late John Furlong

The provincial media has lost one of its giants and the Broadcast has lost one of its finest skippers.

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We'll hear how inshore shrimp cuts could affect the people and communities on Fogo Island

The Manolis L Citizens Response Committee is getting it's act and it's plan together. Tonight we'll get an update on what the new committee has been up to.

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What do all the changes in the fishery mean for inshore cod harvesters?

Transport Canada is moving towards enforcing the rules around sewage treatment on ALL vessels.

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This years seal harvest will open on Monday

We'll hear about small craft harbours, the volunteers that run them and what the future might hold.

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Transport Canada may be dragging its heels on fishing vessel safety

We've heard how cuts to northern shrimp will affect fishermen and plantworkers. But tonight we'll find out how they will affect others with a big stake in that industry.

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Three DFO offices shut down by angry protestors

Later we'll bring you an update on our CBC Investigates story related to safety inspections on fishing vessels.

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Safety is always a concern in any potentially dangerous industry like the fishery

Tonight a CBC News Investigation reveals some surprising facts about how rarely the provincial government does occupational health and safety inspections on fishing vessels.

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Slash in inshore shrimp quotas could affect 2,000 rural jobs in the province

We'll find out how it will affect the people in the shrimp industry and what they're planning to do about it.

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Part 3 to mark the anniversary of the 1914 sealing disaster

We have three young, dynamic panelists who say that the future for their industry could be brighter than some might think.

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the 1914 sealing disaster

For the next three days, the same length of time as it took for the disaster to play out, we will reflect on those tragic events. But we will also look at the present and future of the sealing industry.

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The anti-sealing groups are making the media rounds on shore

We'll get some first-blush fisheries reaction to yesterdays provincial budget.

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New halibut plan out today for the west and south coast of Newfoundland

A shrimp fishermen asks: how can DFO cut inshore quotas just a few years after encouraging industry investment?

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The Rooms gets set to mark the 100th anniversary of the sealing disaster

Small scale fisherman have a great seafood product and there's a market hungry for a taste of it. So what's the problem? Tonight we'll find out about a new effort to bring those two sides together.

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Gary Collins has a new sealing disaster book

The angst continues over potential cuts to shrimp quota, and today the issue was raised in the House of Commons. We have the latest on that.

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A former fisheries and aquaculture critic gets an award

There's no doubt things sometimes get heated during meetings related to fisheries issues. But police are now looking into a complaint about an alleged hate speech incident stemming from such a meeting.

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Tonight, Labrador MP Yvonne Jones on The Broadcast

The northern shrimp fishery in this province continues to brace for what could be a devastating quota cut in the very near future.

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Provincial fisheries minister Keith Hutchings on The Broadcast

Reaction to last night's story about taxpayer funding for aquaculture.

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Are taxpayers footing too much of the bill on salmon farming?

Concerns about potential shrimp cuts continue to fester, and people in the industry are ready to take some action. We'll have the latest updates.

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How has life changed for Coldwater Cowboys?

A ship that's part of sealing history here, also has a famous reputation in Russia. Tonight we'll talk with a couple of filmmakers from Moscow who came here to document the story.

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An update from the Boston Seafood Show

We'll look at the state of ice conditions with crab season just a few weeks away.

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A remarkable new book of the 1914 sealing disaster

We'll find out how the seal collector program is making a major impact.

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FFAW President Earle McCurdy with the latest on the expected shrimp cuts

Could the cod fishery on the south coast be ceritified sustainable? The WWF and the fishing industry are betting on it.

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Canada has a new trade deal with South Korea

An action committee is trying to find out why there are so many dead scallops in Port au Port Bay. We'll hear from a diver who helped start that group.

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A great white shark with a Newfoundland connection makes history

The decision to extend the south coast commercial cod fishery into the spawning season is fueling lots of debate. Tonight we'll hear what fishermen and scientists think about the move.

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Lifeboats are being tested in ice conditions at Paddy's Pond

DFO is extending a commercial cod fishery off the south coast of Newfoundland into the cod spawning season. We'll get to the bottom of what and who is behind it.

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The seal industry makes a case to revamp its international image

This province could learn a lot from Iceland when it comes to fisheries management according to a new report by the Atlantic Insititute for Market studies.

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People on the northern peninsula are concerned about potential cuts to the shrimp fishery

What would it take to turn the fishery into a true, black-ink driven business?

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People in Notre Dame Bay are getting educated on oil spill response

There's always been quabbles with how fish resources are managed. Well now some folks are saying that process could raise human rights issues. We'll find out what that's all about.

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There's trouble brewing in the northern shrimp fishery

Federal fisheries minister Gail Shea will be here to talk about a few issues, including the end of controlling agreements.

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Jamie invites a panel of harvesters in the studio

After a year in which cod couldn't be sold in this province, fishermen on the south coast have decided to take matters in their own hands. They are united, and they are organized.

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What do marine protected areas really protect?

A journalist on the other side of the pond is looking for information about a ghost ship that showed up in Trinity Bay 130 years ago. Tonight we'll have the story of the ill fated vessel, Resolven, and her crew.

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Growing problem of parasites in the marine environment

Lots of issues in the groundfishery these days from the situation at Icewater to the ongoing challenges for cod harvesters. Tonight we'll sit down with the provincial minister to get the latest on a few of those fronts.

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Coldwater Cowboys will steam into the television spotlight tonight

Discussion continues about CETA and the fisheries fund. Do we really know enough about it all?

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Tonight author Shannon Ryan on The Broadcast

Tonight we'll talk about the history of the Newfoundland seal hunt up to 1950, as viewed through the lens of a new book that tells the story in the sealers' own words.

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Charges laid in connection with the crab dumping incident last spring

The multimillion dollar lobster enterprise retirement program is finished up. Tonight we'll tell you what the final numbers were and what it means for the lobster fishery on the south and west coasts.

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Bruce Chapman, Canadian Commissioner to NAFO, on The Broadcast

With plenty of challenges from stock management and science to the continued question of offshore enforcement, there's lots to tackle. Tonight we'll ask him what's on his list of priorities.

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Tonight FFAW President Earle McCurdy on The Broadcast

There was lots to be excited about, and just as much to be concerned about in 2013. So what's going to happen in 2014?

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Naval architect's thoughts on the Manolis L

The deal between Nalcor and the FFAW to compensate scallop harevesters has sparked a debate.

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Critics and supporters of fish farming

There's a bit of a row developing around the waste that gets produced in aquaculture, and what happens to it. Tonight, we'll hear what both sides have to say.

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Concern about this year's halibut and turbot fishery in the Gulf

The halibut and turbot fisheries in the gulf ran into serious problems in 2013. Fishermen compalined halibut quotas were not high enough and that the rules around by-catch of halibut shut down their turbot fishery. WIll this year be any better?

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Scallop harvesters on the west coast raise the alarm about the future of that fishery

The loss of the Miss Ally and five young fishermen off Nova Scotia last February rocked the Atlantic fishing community. Tonight we'll find out what a CBC investigation has revealed, and hear the last contact made with the vessel.

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Tonight we have a panel of experts to talk about spatial planning

It used to be the waters around Newfoundland and Labrador were used for fishing almost exclusively. Now there's oil and gas, shipping, aquaculture, tourism, energy and countless other industries clamboring for space.

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New developments related to the Manolis L near Change Islands

The aquauclture industry has lots to discuss heading into their annual conference next week in Gander. We'll find out what's in store.

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Bill Barry - then and now

He's one of the most polarizing and powerful individuals in the province. Tonight we'll take an in-depth look at Bill Barry.

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DFO makes humane harvesting training mandatory for sealers

The markets might be shaping up pretty good espeically for crab and shrimp in 2014. But what about inventories? And is there any hope for cod? John Sackton will tell us what's happening in part two of our chat.

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A PEI lobster fisherman and processor pitches his ideas on how to improve the industry

Tonight we bring you the first of a two-part series with seafood market analyst John Sackton on what happened last year, and how the markets look this year.

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Scallop harvesters in the Straits get compensation from Nalcor

An expert talks about the time and expense of removing oil from shipwrecks, like the Manolis L.

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Chat with new Liberal critic for fisheries and aquaculture, Sam Slade

Pilot projects were announced yesterday to allow whole cod to be shipped into the US market, and also to address questions about quality. So what are harvesters saying about it? We'll find out.

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The passing of Dr. Arthur May

The province is open to letting fishermen ship out whole, unprocessed cod as part of a 2014 pilot project. The effort will focus on quality high end products for US markets.

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50,000 documents have been moved or discarded from the DFO library in Newfoundland

Bill Barry wants to be premier, but what about those few loose ends he has left to tie up in the fish business?

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New statue for the sealer's memorial in Elliston

A huge salmon escape in Hermitage Bay prompted a lot of concern and immediate reaction this past fall. Tonight we will find out what's happened since, and how many of those salmon remain unaccounted for.

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Aquauclture industry calls for its own federal legislation

Mackerel, herring and caplin are not the heavy hitters in the province's fishery, but they are important pieces of the pie. Tonight we'll chat about the past, present and future for those fisheries.

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OCI facing serious charges in connection with a death at sea

The best of the best in future mariners are facing off at Marine Institute tomorrow.

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Another perspective on aquaculture job numbers in the province

For several years people have been asking about the effects of seismic testing on marine life. While not much is known, tonight you'll hear about an effort to study seismic impacts on marine mammals.

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How does Nova Scotia compare with their haddock and cod fishery?

After a bleak 2013 with no sale and tonnes of cod left in the water, harvesters in 3Ps are adamant 2014 will not be a repeat episode.

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Struggles in the sea urchin fishery

Last night it all came to a head as harvesteres voted to stop fishing. At the same time, a frustrated urchin processor says he might get out of the business for good. Tonight, we have all sides of this story.

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New aquatic invader showing up in the waters of Placentia Bay

You'll hear about an operation in BC that's aiming to show salmon can be raised economically and practically, on a land based farm.

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Branding and marketing will be key for many fisheries in the future

Tonight we'll tell you how the folks in the lobster industry are getting ahead of that curve.

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What is the plan for the Harbour Breton plant?

A federal cabinet minister came to the province today to talk about some burning issues, including the 400-million-dollar fish fund.

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Harbour Breton people are wondering what the future holds for their plant

We'll talk to a man who says aquaculture needs an industry wide occupational health and safety policy.

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Scientists raising the alarm about federal government cutbacks

Tonight we will revisit the Fifth Estate program from this past weekend and talk about how those cuts may affect fisheries and oceans.

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Does the province have a role to play in cleaning up the Manolis L mess?

It's a question that has been raised as part of the debate, and tonight we're going to look for an answer.

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Tonight, all eyes are on the Manolis L

Whether you think it's a catastrophe waiting to happen, or much ado about nothing, there is no doubt the oil in the water near Change Islands is continuing to draw attention.

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Ice conditions has changed Coast Guard's icebreaking plans

A national newspaper columnist said not only is the EU wrong in it's trade ban on seals, but they're also hypocritical given seal cull calls in their own waters.

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Big news for the province's mussel industry

There's a new report out in the US today that condemns foreign fisheries for affecting marine mammals.

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Cyr Coutourier on The Broadcast

My guest tonight is outgoing NAIA executive director Cyr Coutourier, and we're going to talk about the issues and opportunites facing aquaculture in the province.

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Keith Hutchings on The Broadcast

Tonight he joins me to talk about the year that was, and the year ahead.

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He is the man who wants to be premier

Tonight we'll get Dwight Ball on the record about what his plans for the fishing industry would be if he were to actually get the job.

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A year in review for 2013

Tonight we'll put ON our 20-20 hindsight goggles and look back at some of the issues, events and people who made headlines in 2013.

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Time for sombre reflection in Marystown

We'll look at what the feds were saying then and now about rescue centre closures.

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Reaction on the Quebec rescue sub centre

The fallout from a story we broke last night here on the show related to search and rescue has been swift and severe.

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Fortune gets an early Christmas gift

Ocean Choice and government representatives were in town today to officially re-open the community's fish plant.

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Conne River man has Facebook site to talk about aquaculture

We'll talk about Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries and marine books and we'll even give away a couple while we're at it.

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New group has been formed to represent independent fishermen across Canada

Small fish-processors say they are facing a dismal future and they're calling for government help.

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The province wants to double salmon aquaculture production in the next five years

We'll tell you what that could mean and why it has some folks concerned.

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Plot thickens around an EI issue affecting people in the fishery

Tonight we have the latest news about what's happening, when people can expect to get money they are owed, and what happened behind the scenes as this situation unfolded.

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The debate over CETA ramped up in the house of assembly

It's been an intriguing couple of weeks for the seal industry. Tonight we'll talk about what all the new developments mean for the industry as a whole.

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Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea will be Jamie's guest

Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea will be joining us for a one-on-one to talk about free trade, the fisheries fund, COSEWIC, halibut, cod and all of the above.

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Questions still being raised about the CETA deal

We'll talk to a seabird expert about that ongoing oil spill issue near Change Islands.

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There is some market for cod on the south coast, after months with none

Did the Europeans ask Canada to relax restrictions around ownership of harvesting licences as part of CETA?

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Unique aquaculture project happening in St. John's

Folks who are waiting for EI they are owed as a result of a government error may be waiting longer than they hoped.

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A close call involving a whale near Change Islands

Halibut from Newfoundland waters is being landed on Newfoundland shores, but not by Newfoundland fishermen.

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The 3Ps cod utilization project gets a third extension

Can public opinion formulate trade policy? In the wake of the WTO descision on the EU seal ban, at least one expert thinks so.

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The world's tuna powers meet in South Africa to talk quotas

An international trade lawyer says the WTO decision on seals could have interesting ramifications for all sorts of industries.

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WTO rules against the sealing industry on the European trade ban

Humber St. Barbe - Baie Verte LIberal MP Gerry Byrne was in St. John's to express his concerns about the CETA deal.

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Recommendation that several commercial fish species be listed as endangered

We'll hear what the premier has to say now about CETA and fish processing.

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Close call for two men from the Northern Peninsula

We've talked a lot about the things that were included in the CETA deal, but what might be missing from it? Some folks in the province's sealing industry can probably give you an idea.

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New report condemns the employment insurance system

We'll talk about songs that have been written about tragedies.

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Government wants the public's input on aquaculture development

We'll tell you about a conference in Nain focusing on northern fisheries.

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Newfoundland and Labrador gets left out of the federal government's cross-Canada CETA tour

We've been told our fish won't be used to help fuel European fish plants as part of free trade but the Europeans are telling a different story.

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Public consultations underway on the status of wild south coast salmon

How important will marketing be for fish products going into Europe? We'll talk about some of the specific challenges and opportunities in our regular marketing feature.

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The latest from Cooke Aquaculture

We have an amazing tale about an incident off the coast of Labrador during the Second World War.

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Harbour Breton plant to be shut down for an extended period

We'll chat one-on-one with Gus Etchegary about his new book and about the past, present and future of the fishing industry.

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A new book focuses on the people who have served as keepers of the light

Tonight, the future of fish harvesting and processing, as seen through the eyes of Bill Barry.

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Canada's newest NAFO commissioner weighs in with his views on free trade and port access

Bill Barry thinks CETA is a historical achievement for the fishery, and that critics of it are talking out of their hind ends.

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There's a stink being raised about the coordination of a rescue effort off Shoe Cove

You'll also hear how the situation has sparked new concern about the pending closure of some of the province's Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centres.

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A happy ending to a scary situation in Notre Dame Bay

The CETA deal could mean we'll see foreign fishing boats, including the rule breakers, getting better access to Canadian ports.

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Reaction to the CETA deal

Market guru John Sackton offers up his assessment of CETA.

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Fisheries Broadcast phone-in with FFAW president Earle McCurdy

It's been a stunning couple of weeks in the fishery with the proposed CETA deal and a new $400 million fund. But the big question is, how will all this affect the people in the industry?

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Captain Sid Hynes receives honourary degree

Government calls CETA and the new $400 million dollar fish fund a game changer, but will it be a change for the better or worse?

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New $400 million fund being established for fisheries

You'll hear about the latest twist in the battle over the DFO office in Grand Bank.

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Jaws comes to Placentia Bay

There's a move afoot for Canada to apply to the United Nations to extend its jurisdiction outside the 200 mile limit to cover the entire continental shelf.

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Carino gets government money to help market seal products in Asia

We'll tell you why you should care about gadoids.

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NAIA hires top chief to promote seafood month

A pollster says EI has failed Atlantic Canadians.

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Controversy over bluefin tuna in the northwest Atlantic

You'll hear about a major international conference that will bring experts from all marine industries to St. John's.

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Grand Bank residents lose their local DFO office

You'll hear about some developments around the mothballed shrimp-shell processing plant in Twillingate.

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Tonight, the latest developments from NAFO

Sabrina Whyatt will drop by to talk about her new book and her personal struggle with an eating disorder.

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Proposed free trade deal is being called a "great day" for the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery

Tonight we'll try to find out exactly how this will affect harvesters and producers and we'll also hear all the political and industry reaction to the details of the agreement.

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A company previously owned by Danny Dumaresque owes thousands of dollars for an unpaid fine

The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium gets ready to release their star attractions after a successful season.

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Big shake-up in the Canadian leadership core at NAFO

You'll hear about the untimely passing of Jamie the seal at the Ocean Sciences Centre.

 

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Company in PEI has success farming halibut in a land based aquaculture facility

We'll also find out about a satellite tagging project for the wild halibut fishery in this province.

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Another big fine is handed out in the crab fishery

Keith Hutchings is the new minister of fisheries and aquaculture. Tonight he'll tell us what his plans are.

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Part 2 of the conversation with fisheries scientist George Rose

A Burin Peninsula fisherman is the latest to catch something odd off our shores. We'll tell you what he got and why it's so unusual.

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There's a plan to commemorate the members of the White Fleet who perished off our shores

George Rose's has just finished his third year of research on the Celtic Explorer. Tonight you'll hear what his team is finding, and what it could mean for some fisheries.

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Big news for the province's cod fishery

It looks transport Canada is finally moving towards eliminating tonnage restrictions on new fishing vessels.

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Concerns about coldwater corals

Tonight we'll find out more about why these areas are considered important, and also about some recent steps that have been taken by the fishing industry to better protect them.

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12 vessels involved in illegal harvesting in Division 3M

We'll get the lastest news on caplin stocks.

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Is a smaller fishery really better?

Last night in St. John's a group of people from wide ranging backgrounds gathered to try some local seafood and to talk about fish, food and how small scale fisheries are becoming more important.

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The Barry Group causes a stir with its desire to roll caplin into new markets

While the province has decided not to let outside companies come in to buy 3Ps cod, there have been instances where such a move has been allowed.

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Live from the 2013 World Seafood Congress in St. John's

Tonight we'll find out how a community supported fishing project in Nova Scotia is tackling that problem. 

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Live at the 2013 World Seafood Congress in St. John's

Consumers and retailers are all speaking one word these days when it comes to seafood: sustainability.

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The latest on that major salmon escape

Tonight in part two of our science feature, we'll find out what the future might hold for both commercial species.

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Are rebounding cod numbers really behind the decline in crab?

We'll hear more concerns about the salmon escape in Hermitage Bay.

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Major salmon escape at a Cooke aquaculture site in Hermitage Bay

A trip to the wharf in St. John's gets one fishermen very fired up.

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Government denies harvesters request to allow cod to be shipped out whole

We'll have a first-hand look at how aquaculture has affected the south coast of Newfoundland.

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An update from the Matthew Legacy Committee

A pilot project was put in place on the south coast this year, allowing many harvesters to get access to extra cod quota. But with the depressed market conditions and nobody apparently buying cod in 3Ps, some of those harvesters are now left wondering what all the fuss was about.

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The northern cod stewardship fishery comes under fire

You'll meet Xabi Agote, the Basques boatbuilder who is overseeing a vessel reconstruction of international significance.

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Gray Aqua is looking for loan guarantees

Some exciting future plans for this province as it relates to the famous San Juan.

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Bankruptcy proceeding for Gray Aqua is moving to New Brunswick

We'll pay our own unique tribute to the 100th anniversary of the SS Kyle.

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What happens when you can't sell the cod you already have?

Tonight you'll hear why some fishermen on the south coast have asked government to give them an exemption to sell their cod outside the province.

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The SS Kyle celebrates 100 years

There hasn't been a haddock fishery in this province in decades, but that might be about to change.

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OCI owes the province more than $700,000

We'll have the first of a short series of interviews about one of our most famous shipwrecks.

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Foreign vessels are catching lots of cod in NAFO areas next to us

We'll meet two students who were part of a once-in a-lifetime Arctic expedition this summer.

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Do we know how to market fish in this province?

You'll hear a story about a tragedy at sea that happened 86 years ago.

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CNLOPB is doing some consultations as part of the Eastern Newfoundland environmental assessment

The area in question has a heavy mix of fishing and oil drilling, and it's only going to get heavier. What does that mean for both industries? We'll find out.

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Fishermen say bad weather is creating harvesting and conservation problems in the commercial cod fishery

How does getting into municipal politics mix with working in the fishery, especially during campaign time?

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Wooden Boats to take centre stage at a conference in Glovertown

What are the rules for having booze in your boat? You might be surprised when you hear what they are.

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Impact the aqualculture industry will have on the south coast

Tonight we'll ask a local MHA with first-hand experience in the aqualculture business.

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Gray Aqua files for bankruptcy protection

Workers in Mary's Harbour are worried their new crab plant might be a little too efficient.

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Imagine the backlash if the fishing industry called for a ban of oil rigs on the Grand Banks

Tonight we'll tell you about a major fishing grounds in Nova Scotia that has been off limits to oil exploration for more than 20 years.

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The lobster enterprise buyout program comes under fire

Are cunners and lumpfish the solution to the sea lice problem at salmon farms? Scientists aim to find out.

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Thousands of dollars worth of halibut are being discarded at sea

Halibut abundance is closing down other fisheries. West coast harvesters say enough is enough, and they want answers.

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The taxman creates new headaches for a group of retired fishermen

We'll find out how mariners in Lewisporte are soon going to be getting a little Smarter.

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Is government too relaxed in regulating salmon farms?

Is aquaculture really taking priority over wild fisheries? We'll ask the province's Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister, Derrick Dalley.

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Some fishy DNA testing happening on the Humber River

Open net salmon farms, is the province moving too fast when it comes to aquaculture development?

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Continuing concerns on the south coast about infectious salmon anemia

We'll find out how vessel design rules are affecting new boat construction.

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Re-opening of the OCI plant in Fortune could be delayed

Scientists are keeping a close eye on cod in Newman Sound.

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Provincial government sues a fish processing company in Englee

We'll follow up on the resurgence of interest in traditional put-put marine engines.

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Breathing new life into an old engine

Signs of decline in shellfish has a voice from the past sounding the alarm, about the fishery of the future.

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Halibut, halibut and more halibut

We hear from angry harvesters who feel they are being shut out of the halibut fishery.

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The latest news on the change over to the online licensing system

Fish stocks are showing signs of recovery, on the other side of the Atlantic.

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South Coast Fishermen not happy with the elimination of bycatch quotas for halibut

DFO is pressing forward with a project for 3Ps harvesters who want access to some uncaught cod.

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A group of architects from Toronto are reshaping Port Union

An update on the WILD salmon fishery thus far this angling season.

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Sperm whales discovered in Bonavista Bay area

There's some rarified activity in the Trinity Bay area, and we'll dive deep to find out what's on the go.

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A new monument is erected in Burin to memorialize the 1917 loss of the banking schooner Mina Swim

A fisherman from Southern Labrador questions why he's not on the water.

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Tonight, two stories from this past year

Tonight, two people who's experience in this province help make it what it is. From Davis Inlet to Champney's West, why the Fisheries Broadcast is about more than just the fisheries.

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Crab fishermen upset with DFO

We'll preview the launch of a new twin-trawl vessel and why it could be the way of the future.

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Hants Harbour woman has a two and a half-hour daily commute

More frustration from the west coast, this time over capelin.

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Fisheries Minister Dally tours the Icewater Plant in Arnold's Cove

A busy season comes to an end for a salmon smolt operation in Stephenville.

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The shrimp dispute on the Northern Peninsula continues

The latest from the coast guard on plugging the leaks from a sunken freighter near Fogo Island.

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We will hear about this province's little-known eel fishery

The head of the FFAW reacts to criticism he heard yesterday on the show.

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A mini-aquarium gets two rare sea creatures

A big discovery in the Flemish Pass has the oil industry excited,but Earle McCurdy says hold on a minute: what about protection for the fishery?

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Sounding the alarm about the vessel Sir Wilfred Grenfell

We continue our dicussion on the aboriginal salmon fishery in Labrador. We'll hear a response from the president of Nunatukavut to concerns about possible overfishing.

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NunatuKavut announces changes to the communal fishery

A boost for search and rescue in this province, with the organization CASARA.

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A call for better management of salmon angling by aboriginal groups

We'll ask an expert why the seafood you buy isn't the same stuff caught by local fishermen, and what it could mean for your health.

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Aquaculture has finally overtaken beef production in the race to the plate

Jellyfish are overtaking our oceans and that's not a good sign.

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How to fix the lobster fishery so that the same problems don't keep coming back

A photo shoot for the ages, John Crosbie, Playmate Shannon Tweed and a pair of seal skin boots.

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The lobster fishery hits a snag with rock bottom prices

Many of this province's lighthouses are declared surplus, we look at some of Labrador's history with two lighthouses in the straits area.

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Getting ready to put the plant in New Ferolle out of its misery

Why Greenland plays such a big role in the future of our salmon stocks.

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Cod scientist is questioning why DFO is increasing individual quotas on Northern Cod

Lobster fishermen suffer damage from a weekend storm of wind and a law that prevents Sunday fishing.

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The Broadcast lured a Fogo Island girl back to her home

Wild and farmed salmon on our dicussion menu tonight.

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The changing fishery is about to claim another casualty

The federal government confirms another ISA outbreak on a salmon farm on the South Coast.

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They're hopping mad in New Ferrole today

The plant operator up there has asked for permission to transfer his processing licence to St. Mary's, and people in New Ferrolle say that will mean the end of the plant and the end of their community.

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The premier softens her stand on Minimum Processing Requirements

The cod moratorium and its still-reverberating effects on seabirds.

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Genetically modified salmon, engineered to grow faster

A group in Bonavista quietly goes about erecting a monument to some of its own lost fishermen. Last weekend, it was unveiled.

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More reaction to the issue of the CETA talks

We'll hear about DFO's plans for the farmed salmon that turned up in the Garnish River and we'll meet the boy that built the boat in Twillingate.

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Reaction to the premier's comment about Minimum Processing Requirements

What did Premier Dunderdale say about Minimun Processing requirements? The reaction was as though she felt they were enshrined in the Terms of Union. But that's not what the premier said. She said, let's talk about it and that's what we'll do tonight.

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Fire destroys a seafood-selling business in Lewisporte

Coast Guard manages to plug a leak this week in the hull of a sunken ship, the paper carrier Manolis L.

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Money from Ottawa for Muskrat Falls

A pending trade deal between Canada and the Europwan Union.

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Running out of time in jackson's Arm

Ottawa breathes down the province's neck to try to force concessions on plant jobs to sweeten international trade talks.

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The crab dispute wears on

Why Nova Scotia buyers can afford $2.25 a pound.

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Derrick Dalley accuses the FFAW of lying

The manager of the crab plant in Hickman's Harbour takes us through the events of that protest there Monday.

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The crab dispute moves to the Union Headquarters

Harvesters say outside buyers might be the key to higher prices.

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We'll check in on the first week of the seal hunt.

A staff member with the FFAW hopes to come home to Labrador in a big way, as an MHA.

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Licensing services go online

We'll hear from the wife of a harvester who asks, is there a better way than a last-minute scramble each year to get a crab fishery going?

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One fisherman's vision of a fishery of the future

A man who travels the globe talks about the state of the world's fisheries.

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Fisheries Broadcast phone-in

Another difficult opening to the crab season....harvesters floored this week when the price setting panel brought down a price of $1.83 a pound, at a time when harvesters had been led to believe this year crab would hit $2.00 a pound. Now what? We're opening the phone lines tonight for a special Broadcast phone-in. Union president Earle McCurdy is standing by for your calls.

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Harvesters reacting to what they feel is a low price for crab

I'll ask the union about having to settle for $1.83 for crab and lobster harvesters also getting ready for a new season.

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The size and the scope of the Boston Seafood Show

The price of crab for the opening of the fishery has been announced and so too has DFO's decision on the QSA's.

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A storm surge causes tense moments in Petty Harbour

The whale release and strandings group is concerned about decreases in its funding.

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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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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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From the early 1900's: outlaw over-fishing

We've all heard the concerns about the dangers of over-fishing. In fact, there was a petition to the House of Assembly from one group of fishermen to have this murderous practice outlawed..this was in the early 1900's.

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The Newfoundland fishery, from a young 19-year-old MUN student

A look at a program designed to allow some to leave the fishery gracefully.

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Little Bay Islands struggles to re-invent itself after the fishery

A Newfoundland Mussel company boasts a significant designation.

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Tragedy of the Florizel, 95 years ago

Canada begins the long and challenging process of trying to get the European Union's ban on seal products overturned.

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Good news for the aquaculture industry

Many people, including me, had long suspected it and I talked about it a lot in the past, but today the federal minister of Fisheries confirmed it. The deal to send seat meat to China has hit a snag.

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Harvesters move to a new on-line system for licence renewals

The Union gets to press the case of West Coast halibut fishermen to the federal minister face to face, we'll find out what was said.

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Five fishermen lost in Nova Scotia

Halibut fishermen protest on the West Coast, occupying the DFO building in Corner Brook. They want answers to one question, why can't they go fishing?

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What's going on with the plant in Arnold's Cove?

How much do you know about the S.U.F..the society of United Fishermen.

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Eye opening warnings about farmed salmon from Scotland

The Independent Fish Harvesters association wants minimum processing requirements scrapped, and outside buyers allowed in.

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Author of Squid Jiggin Ground would have been 100 today

More on why some harvesters felt they couldn't sell their cod to the plant in Arnold's Cove.

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The Fisheries Broadcast phone-in

The Fisheries Broadcast phone-in with Fisheries Minister Derrick Dalley

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Green grab surfaced in Placentia

The European Parliament has voted to adopt sweeping fisheries reforms that will help their fish stocks recover.

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Do lobsters feel pain when they're boiled alive?

The closing of fish plants are a difficult challenge to face...tonight, two communities doing just that, Englee on the Northern Peninsula and Black Tickle, Labrador.

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Weather cancels FFAW-harvester meetings

Some wonderful tape of one Gordon Bradley about the plight of fisherman in the late 1940s ... PRIOR to confederation.

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The little lobster tag that could

DFO continues to download some of its services onto harvesters themselves.

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Aquaculture industry responds to concerns about farmed salmon

Big story out of the US today, New England fishermen there shocked by announced cod quota reductions of up to 70 percent.

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The difficulty in finding fresh Newfoundland seafood

From the ocean to the plate...long been the mantra of the seafood industry.

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Crab harvesters say they can't take any more cuts

A federal government agency changes the way it's fighting a farmed salmon virus and environmental watchdogs are warning about dire consequences.

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More on troubles on a fishery in the Gulf

Halibut fishermen are frustrated at DFO and are looking for a place to direct it.

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Another harvester with concerns about DFO regulations

A lobster dispute between New Brunswick and PEI and I'll tell you why YOU can't buy fresh fish from a harvester..why it needs to go through a third party.

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More heat for the halibut fishery

A journey across the sea...21 hundred miles across the ocean...from Newfoundland to Cornwall, England......a solitary little tag from a lobster pot.

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Fishermen in Twillingate wants a little justice

There's an old saying that you "can't fight city hall"...It's usually an expression of cynacism againat government beauracracy. Well, a fishermen in Twillingate has found out that you can't fight DFO either.

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The "up" side of free-trade

Coming soon to a Supermarket Shelf near you, ISA Infected Salmon! That's what the Aquaculture industry is about to process and sell you.

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Jack Troake and the Fund for Animal Welfare STING

We'll talk to the people who designed and devloped the training program that some sealers question.

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The seal hunt becomes more animated

John speaks with Frank Pinhorn, the executive director of the Canadian Sealers Association.

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What went wrong with the sealing industry

One of the co-founders of the Canadian Sealers Association on the notion that sealers with years of expereince still need training.

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Golden Cod, a unique species of fish

One of the province's best known sealers on the latest country to ban the import of seal products.

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The sealing industry takes another hit

Video of a giant squid has research scientists around the world buzzing.

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A fishery that's in trouble

A processors take on the Canada EU free trade deal that many feel could change the face of the fishery.

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A free trade agreement with the European Union

At stake are some of this provinces fisheries policies, like mimimum processing requirements. In return though, there's tariff-free access to an extra 500 million customers.

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Problems in the lobster industry

The lure of Labrador through the eyes of one its its most passionate residents.

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Two more perspectives on the OCI plan for Fortune

Some thoughts on the importance of caplin, and another remedies for sea-sickness.

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Two very strong opinions about differing areas of the fishery

One harvester in Sop's Arm is disappointed that some fishermen would rather stay home on EI than fish certain quotas.

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More reaction to the OCI plan for Fortune

A nation-wide on-line petition wants to pull the plug on farmed salmon, we'll have reaction from the local industry.

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A good cure for sea-sickness

One of the biggest decisions in the fishery received the smallest amount of publicity. So today the OCI plan for Fortune goes front and center.

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A cure for sea sickness that nobody could stomach

A financial outlook on the growth of the fishery that's enough to make you feel ill.

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A Nova Scotia company that raise exotic and native fish species

Tonight we'll hear from a Nova Scotia based company who has avoided the problem of disease by avoiding the ocean.

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More concerns over aquaculture on the South Coast

The seal industry hopes to continue its growth but it may need a little more government help.

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More on the debate over Labrador crab

Another case of a salmon virus on an aquaculture site on the South Coast. We'll hear from the company about what all this means.

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Sealers meet in Deer Lake to talk about their industry

Dr. Bill Monetvecchi responds to the criticism over his opinions on the cull of grey seals.

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Another plant closure today

The Highliner operation stops its production lines and that ends 70 years of seeing a fishplant operate in Burin.

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End of the line for the fishplant in Burin

We'll hear from someone inside the Burin plant, from inside the town council and from inside Highliner.

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Harsh criticism about one of the province's most renowned environmental researchers

Two stories from Nova Scotia tonight, both with strong Newfoundland ties.

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To cull, or not to cull

Harvesters are almost unanimous when it comes to demands that DFO "do something" about the number of harp seals. But there is an opinion that a cull could do more harm than good to both seals AND cod.

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Minister of Fisheries tonight on possibly another virus outbreak

The continuing debate over whether to allow crab to leave Labrador to be processed on the island.

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The fishery in Paradise River in Southern Labrador

Another possible outbreak of Salmon Anemia on an aquaculture farm on the South Coast

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Growing up in an Inuit fishing family

Stability on the water and a new tool that helps harvesters better understand the nuances.

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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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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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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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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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Going undercover at Cooke Aquaculture

The opposition Liberals say Premier Dunderdale has failed at making Ottawa live up to campaign promises on the fishery.

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Fisheries Broadcast phone-in

It's YOUR turn to speak up this evening. Fisheries Minister Darin King is prepared to take your questions.

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Fishermen get their own safety association

A new focus on safety for the fishing industry.

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What to do if there's a big oil spill

A maritime environmental coalition is upset with how this province's offshore petroleum board is reviewing a proposal to drill for oil in the Cabot Strait.

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The one that didn't get away

More reaction to the province's controversial transfer of a processng licence for sea cucumber

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Dissapointment in Change Islands

A sea cucumber licence is granted to the Burin Peninsula.

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Do we need to increase the cod quota?

How much cod is out there and what does the province think of calls to increase quotas.

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