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The Fisheries Broadcast
with Jamie Baker

Newfoundland and Labrador has a new fisheries minister

We'll put out the call for someone, anyone, who's seen this monster of an iceberg off the east coast.

There's an iceberg the size of a downtown block somewhere off the east coast of the island

Have sentinel or stewardship fisheries run their course? Many fisherman say yes, the FFAW says not a chance.

Tonight on The Broadcast, St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Ryan Cleary

Today on The Broadcast, we'll go ship-to-shore with a crew trying to make a go of the so-called lucrative tuna fishery.

Blue crab are taking on the dreaded green crab in Nova Scotia

Canada is poised to sign a trade deal with the European Union tomorrow, but you won't hear any mention of the sealing industry.

The province ponies up with some funding to help a local company help others

Ottawa's decision to extend the fall food fishery may have made recreational fishers happy. But the commercial crowd, well that's another story altogether.

Tonight on The Broadcast, Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea

Provincial fisheries and aquaculture minister Keith Hutchings, with his reaction to the news to extend the fall fishery.


An update on one researcher's search for whale tales

Renewed calls for an extension to the fall edition of the food fishery are poo-poo-ed by DFO.

The 10th anniversary of the sinking of the Ryan's Commander

I'll talk to the GM of the Torngat Fish Co-op about saving money in order to save the fish plant in Makkovik.

Curing heartburn with mussel shells

We talk about what happens when a fish farm wants to expand and the local people oppose it, something insiders expect to become more common.

We hear from one of the exhibitors of the Oceans '14 conference

We head in land to find out the impact humans are having on the Gander River.