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NL - The Broadcast

The ocean is a part of daily working life in Newfoundland and Labrador. Whether it's fishing, oil exploration, shipping, research or culture, there are thousands of people whose jobs have some connection to the sea. The Broadcast explores the stories of people in Newfoundland and Labrador who work in jobs or live in communities that depend on the sea.

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Why were charges against 35 Mafia associates stayed?

Charges against 35 organized crime suspects in Montreal were dropped recently and the Crown was curiously cryptic about why.

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Tantric sex class

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Stuck inside a toy claw machine

Damien Murphy only turned away for a few seconds. Moments later, he found his three-year-old son, Jamie, inside a toy machine.

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Budget 2017

How will the funds announced in the 2017 federal budget affect day-to-day life for Torontonians?

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If the seals are making a meal of our cod and capelin, what to do about it?

Also, If it's our oil, why is ExxonMobil sucking it out of the ocean?

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Lot's of cash on the isthmus, for now

From the Manitoba prairie to the B.C. interior, the seal hunt is making new friends.

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Shut down, locked up and mothballed

Is that where our fish plants are headed once the Europeans start buying our catch? We share your unforgettable whale tales. Talking northern cod in Ottawa.

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Fishermen who'd go at anything to make a dollar on the water

From the Land and Sea archives, former host Paul Harrington went to Fox Harbour, where he found Ken King, fishing with his brother Frank.

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Wildlife theatre on now, down on the Burin Peninsula

If you've got a massive, multi-million dollar project looking for a home, have we got the fabrication site for you. What's it like to go through the ice and fight for your life?

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Cash now and cash later

The Fisheries Minister says Ottawa is committed to a renewal of out fishery. Can the lobster business show the aquaculture industry a better way to raise fish?

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The Codfather finally meets his match

Who doesn't want 100 million dollars? Only the people who think they can get a whole lot more.

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The Marine Institute plans to bridge the gulf between the labratory and the wharf

A lifetime at sea is guaranteed to leave a man with a couple of stories to tell.

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A family that defied the odds on the water

From the Land and Sea archives, a show about a remarkable fishing family from Bay De Verde.

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It takes a little luck to snag a poacher

Is the province playing a drawn out shell game with our wildlife protection officers? What do you do when there's so little shrimp and so many shrimp fishers?

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How safe is your harbour? If you ask the mayor of St. Anthony, be ready for an earful.

Beyond the legal wrangling and boardroom hearings and finger-pointing, what's at the heart of our current battle of the fish unions?

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Tragedy prevented at sea

Are we as ready as we could be to prevent the next one. What might you find when dig into 115 years of a local magazine?

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The Labrador Connection

From the Land and Sea archives, the salt fish connection between Newfoundland island and the south coast of Labrador.

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The Atlantic Salmon Federation is taking the province's former environment minister to court

Voices from outport Newfoundland from 1959, plus our work of the week.

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A fight in federal court for the future of the inshore fishery

Tracking great white sharks off South Carolina.

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New position at Memorial University has been created to improve safety at sea

A 71-year-old Labrador boat builder just can't stop.

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DFO's stock assessment paints a bleak picture

There is some optimism out there for the fishery in general. We'll hear from 24-year-old Caitlin Whelan on her new relationship with the ocean and fish.

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The Flying Fisherman

From the archives, remembering Bill Kelly and one of his favourite episodes of Land and Sea.

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International trade and the outport fish plant

Preserved in memory, now preserved on your phone. The resettlement stories of Arnold's Cove have gone mobile.

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Got a salmon river to save?

You don't have to yell. Or maybe you do, in your own way, if you're a humpback looking to make a point.

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The battle against codfish tags may have a new ally in Ottawa

What happens when you're allowed to sell your piece of ocean to the highest bidder? It's not a pretty sight, according to one American author.

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Shrimp aren't setting up shop of the east coast the way they used to

Another dose of bad news for communities that depend on it. We've got the latest.

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Cod Traps and Flat Bottoms

From the Land and Sea archives, Dave Quinton and the crew travel to the Bay of Islands in the summer of 1988.

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Coming up this spring: the Oscars of the ocean

A town in British Columbia is cleaning up its piece of ocean one straw at a time. Your twitter feed is the new essential tool in preserving our history and heritage.

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A wicked Valentine's Day storm brings back memories

The beached whale is a mystery and a marine tragedy. Why do they do it, and how often does it happen here?

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A snapshot of our patch of ocean from a man who's had a very good look at it

Taking one of our most painful stories to the stage. We hear voices from the Ocean Ranger disaster, from a play being performed in St. John's.

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How do you make an economy grow?

Feed it healthy young people, if you can find them. Is our heritage and history a lot more fragile than we think?

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The Kings of Petty Harbour

From the Land and Sea archives, Dave Quinton and the crew travelled to the places Labrador fishermen and their families returned to, every summer.

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Are more fishers training for the future?

Enrolment is on the rise at inshore fishery school. Weighing the options for the outport of the future.

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Helping hands reach out to the women who endure troubles

What's good for offshore oil is good for all hands? Some broadcast listeners aren't so sure. Our fish and chip debate heads into the home stretch.

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Better days ahead in the the Flemish Pass?

The Newfoundland offshore is liking the view from those deep, deep waters today. Why is the American government picking on our favourite fish?

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One fisherman is repurposing old fishing rope for fun and profit

In Burin they're working hard to make sure a 100 year old memory lives on. Cod is king of the deep fat fryer, as far as you're concerned.

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Bringing Back the Lobsters

From the Land and Sea archives, Eastport Peninsula fishermen took matters into their own hands. By banding together and policing each other, these fishermen were literally bringing back the lobsters.

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If you're a fish from away, our American neighbours have a few questions for you

Who you calling cheap and dirty? The fish farmers beg to differ. A sizzling debate gets underway, as listeners take up the fish and chip challenge.

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Your beachfront cabin may be moving a little closer to the ocean

Need kelp? They'll soon be handing it out by the barrel down in St. Bride's. Plus our latest word of the week.

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How much seaweed is too much?

They know the answer in St. Bride's and it ain't pretty. How does your favourite fish and chips measure up to the competition?

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How cold was the Labrador Sea in the Middle Ages?

Fish and chips is a science. So says the finest fish-and-chip seller in the land where the deep fryer is king.

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From the archives, Greenspond 30 years ago

Former Land and Sea host Dave Quinton takes a look at Greenspond, as it was, 30 years ago.

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A MUN scientist hits a wall in his ocean research

Our lobsters may go astray on occasion, but they always come back to the dinner tables of Europe. The foolishness that was Codpeace stirs fond memories.

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New rules for a safer fishery

The Chinese want our fish and they're dropping tariffs to get it. Recalling the days when the extinction of Nfld and Labrador cod was just a joke.

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Wanted: ideas for rural development

Come between a boy and his smelt and you face the wrath of The Broadcast audience. There's a lot more to boat safety than knowing where the life jackets are.

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Look over your shoulder before you drop that line in the water

A fisherman in Cartwright could be the man to rewrite the rules of the inshore fishery.

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Inshore Fishery of St. John's

From the Land and Sea archives, Pauline Thornhill brings us the story of the inshore fishermen of St. John's.

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Seventy-five years on and the memories of USS Pollux and Truxton tragedy

The shrinking market for seal has plenty of potential, if you ask a certain scientist on the hunt on the Magdellan Islands.

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Controversy over menu in Vancouver restaurant

Chinese investors take a trip through Port Union. The threat to seabirds all over the world is urgent, and getting worse.

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All business as usual for a well travelled seabird biologist

Offshore helicopters are back in the news. This time the local union weighs in on safety and communication.

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Every freeze and thaw is a potential tragedy on the ice

Sharks are very predictable creatures. That's good news for shark boats but bad news for the sharks.

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From the archives a look at St. Brendan's Island

Land and Sea host Paul Harrington and the crew take a trip to St. Brendan's Island back in 1984.

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How safe are our offshore helicopters?

Ramea is loving scallops on the half shell. Sinking ships keep the coast guard busy for the holidays.

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No fish to fry in Burgeo

Hang on to your rattiest, smelliest pair of fishing jeans, they could be worth a fortune. Cod tongues could be the next Newfoundland and Labrador delicacy to hit the fine dining circuit.

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Seal tourtière, anyone? How about a good feed of seal sushi?

From our landfill to our oceans to our fish and ultimately to our dinner plates. The plastic ocean is a problem that won't solve itself.

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How Many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians go fishing for a living?

There's an app for going on a stroll around Rigolet. Another beach walk spoiled, as dead lobsters roll ashore in Norris Point.

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The Taverner's Last Run

Pauline Thornhill will bring you back to 1995, for The Taverner's Last Run from the Land and Sea archives.

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Alberta jobs forecast

In town or around the bay, you might have noticed that our love affair with mummers is still going strong. A reminder that names matter, whether it's Newfoundland, Labrador, or Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Dead fish have been washing up on the beaches along the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

You want the fish and I want the fish. So how do we divide up the fish? Plus our word of the week.

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It's loud, earth-shaking loud

It's a danger to fish, whales and other marine life but seismic surveying is an essential tool of offshore exploration. Plus, we'll bring you part two of our make-and-break archival feature.

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The war of the fish unions gets real

The Acadia, the Atlantic, the Fraser and the Barnes. If those brand names mean anything to you, you might want to pull up a chair for the second half of today's show.

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Free trade: it's all the rage

We're talking to a couple of guys who are in the know on the trade agreement we call CETA.

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Christmas Eve is a bit late in the year to be out tooling around in your skiff

The union cards are pouring in by the thousand according to Fish-NL. How many thousand? Nobody wants to say.

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You're welcome to your fish, but hands off my fish

Traditional Inuit knowledge meets high tech to keep the faith in Labrador's winter highway.

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From the archives, a tragic story of loss at sea

Land and Sea host Bill Kelly tells the story of the tragedy of The Myers III, that went down on January 24th, 1987.

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There's an ally in the house of assembly for not tagging cod

If you're a salmon egg in Rennie's River, you've got plenty of company this winter.

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A fishing tale is making their blood boil in Ireland

If you're sailing in and out of Corner Brook, the database is watching you. Who needs salt, when you can always have a little pipsi.

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Canada's new trade deal: Does it mean treachery on the high seas?

Newfoundland loses a great scholar of the fishery. Everyone's on board with northern cod.

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What's in a trade deal?

Meet a pioneer in the deep, murky waters of coral and sponge. The tiny detail of tiny ships can make for one big, all-consuming hobby.

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The drive continues with CBC Feed NL Day

Every Christmas you hear that knock on the door. We'll be joined in the studio by Bud Davidge, to reminisce about The Mummer's Song and his days with Simani.

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A new era of northern cod is almost upon us

The flag of convenience is highly inconvenient for the sailors who spent the summer on the Labrador coast.

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New seal kids book

Talking smack about the wharf in Catalina. How many hoops should you have to jump through before you can run a fishing boat?

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If you've got a fish farm, Newfoundland and Labrador wants you

We all remember our first squid, right? Everyone's out on the ocean counting whales, but we're still waiting to see if the numbers match up.

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The Whales of Trinity Bay

It's a Land and Sea archival special from 22 years ago with, guest host Pauline Thornhill.

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Are you ready if a ship starts leaking oil on your coastline?

You might want to think twice about playing the shell game with your fishing licence. Let's leave the capelin in the ocean, and get the farmed fish out of it.

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Glow in the dark rope

Who needs a jigger, when you can go beach combing for squid in the chilly dead of night? If you go overboard, a Halifax inventor says he'll throw you a much better line.

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Plenty of coral way down in the dark, deep, not-so-blue sea

An all-out debate to decide which is the best union for Newfoundland and Labrador fish harvesters. The return of our Word of the Week feature.

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Close-up look at the Northern Bottlenose Whale

Is there a living in the cod pot? Researchers say it's the perfect trap to lure the codfish of the future.

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From the archives Captain Andrew Greenham

The year is 1975, and CBC Television's Land and Sea is on the air, with an episode featuring Captain Andrew Greenham of Notre Dame Bay.

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The Broadcast Thursday November 24

Is the biggest aquaculture project in Canada worth 45 million taxpayer dollars? And why do so many people mistrust farmed salmon around here?

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How many of us dream of a career in the fishery for our sons or daughters?

How many stories can a brand new boat tell? Plenty, if it has over 100 years of history built into it.

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Torbay man hauls in 400 pound of shark

A little straight talk about the future of our fishery. Cleaning the ocean floor isn't easy, but the dividends might be worth it.

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What did the wooden boat museum turn up in its travels?

A healthier diet means a healthier farmed salmon. It's better for them, and it's better for us.

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From the archives, the snow crab fishery

Sailing off the Bay de Verde Peninsula and hauling up the traps. We look at the state of the snow crab fishery in the 1980s.

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Turning talk into action

How conferences and panel discussions can make a real difference in fishing. A look back at the great wave that came ashore on the Burin Peninsula.

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Will the fish plant in Long Cove be rebuit?

It's an exciting time to be working on the water, just ask the hundreds of companies flocking to this week's trade show in St. John's.

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Tough decision for fish harvesters

Will they stay with their current union or go out on their own and form FISH NL, The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters.

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A tour of Icewater Seafoods

We'll take you to a plant in Arnold's Cove where cod has always been king. How does N.L. reclaim its place on world cod market? Quality.

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A Newfoundland sea captain's lucky escape during the Great War

Today a fascinating story of a First World War merchant seaman from Carbonear.

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Fashion from old fishing nets?

An Italian company's recycling solution to ocean pollution. Calling all fish cake a-fish-ionados! May the best recipe win!

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The Great Decline

The Northern peninsula will see a major drop in population. How are things in the fishing industry? Your feedback on the proposed tag and license plan for the food fishery.

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Cod culture celebration

An idea to make 2019 Year of the Cod and hold an annual week-long celebration. One of N.L.'s most successful business people and entrepreneurs says it's a fantastic opportunity.

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Safety first

Closed in 2012, Federal Liberals announce plans to reopen the Maritime Rescue Sub-centre in St. John's. Tags and a license for the food fishery? Some say it's discrimination.

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It's archive day with the Critch clan

About 30 years ago, Land and Sea took us to the Outer Battery, that St. John's fishing community nestled on the cliffs of harbour. That's where host Bill Kelly found one family of fishermen, the Critch clan.

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Come to the St. John's Fish Exchange!

We take you to a downtown restaurant to talk about fish as food and a huge draw for tourism. Learn how to cook halibut to perfection!

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What's your fish feedback?

Department of Fisheries and Oceans wants thoughts on fish habitat, fish and food fishery. Iceland is king of cod. What more can we learn for our future fishery? Plus, sizzling seafood tips.

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Fishing for Success wants to expand the programs it offers

Using the best eggs might be key, if we want to see more wild salmon in our rivers.

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Transportation Safety Board calls for a culture shift to make fishing safer

The FFAW reacts to the latest meeting of the breakaway group FISH-NL. More lessons from Iceland. What can we learn for a viable fishery?

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From the archives, harbour boat captains

We'll hear about the history of St. John's harbour and the talented pilot boat captains that safely steered the ships.

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The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters moves forward

Lots of violations in this year's food fishery. We'll hear from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

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FISH-NL makes it official

Harvesters looking to break away from their union will meet in Gander for a convention. Looking to Iceland for a way forward for cod.

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Leaders in Arctic technology

Global conference delegates see N.L. as experts in cold, wet and ice. Using ocean currents to generate power, meet SEAformatics.

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On the menu today, cod, capelin and mackerel

Should the recreational food fishery move to a tag and licence system? Has mackerel made a come back? Harvesters want to fish more.

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From our archival reels a story about eels

Back in 1987, CBC Television's Land and Sea tagged along with a couple fishermen to learn about the eel fishery on the Terra Nova River.

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A solution for whale entanglement?

Massachusetts researchers think they've discovered a solution to save whales from getting caught in fishing gear. Proceed with caution, Association of Seafood Producers warns about fishing too much cod too fast.

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Millions for ocean research

How will Atlantic Canadian universities spend 220 million dollars? Plus, reaction to 'Angry Inuk', an Inuit filmmakers film on the seal hunt.

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Angry Inuk

Alethea Arnaquq-Baril's anger over US and EU seal product bans motivated her to make a film called 'Angry Inuk'. Our conversation with the filmmaker.

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Do you speak cod?

Find you how scientists are learning about fish dialects. Should there be a moratorium on fishing capelin?

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Part 2 of our Labrador Diary

We're going to Labrador with CBC Television's Land and Sea to visit fishing stations and tiny coastal communities along the way.

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Holyrood is an ocean technology hub

It's all because of the work going on at the Marine Institute's Centre For Applied Ocean Technology, located in Holyrood's Marine Base.

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Taking the plunge with gannets

What researchers hope to learn from seabirds deep dives. Study shows standards for aquaculture doesn't meet the mark in Canada.

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Would you know a banded killifish to see one?

What's it like to feel the road disappear beneath you while you're still behind the wheel? Guy Hann, a volunteer firefighter in Burgeo, describes his dramatic story.

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We're heading back to 1988 for a "Labrador Diary."

We're going to Labrador with CBC Television's Land and Sea to visit fishing stations and tiny coastal communities along the way.

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Build boats to boost economy, tourism and kids

From the Basques country to The Bronx, boat building brings social change. Hear about Wooden Boat Heritage 2016.

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What is the future of the seal hunt? A conversation with Shane Mahoney

Mahoney is an internationally renowned scientist, wildlife expert and conservationist. Mahoney defends the seal fishery and says the world is need of the facts.

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Reversing bans on seal products

Conservationist Shane Mahoney talks about getting seal products bans in US and EU reversed. What Norway's Grieg Seafarms NL wants to set up in Newfoundland.

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Will fed-up fish harvesters breakaway from their union to form a new one?

Could the EU ban on seal products be reversed? Conservationist Shane Mahoney talks about a good place to start.

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National Seal Products Day

Hear about the proposal for a national celebration of seal. Setting the record straight on seals. An international conservation and pro-sealing organisation collects the facts.

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Sailing schooners and steamers a century ago

We return to a 1963 radio documentary, to meet three Newfoundland sea captains and hear some of their experiences of life at work on the water.

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Could green crab go gourmet?

Chefs are looking for green crab in the US. Could it be fished commercially here? Banning the bag for the sake of the seabirds.

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How to catch a top quality fish

Should fishers use hook and line or catch cod with nets to catch the perfect fish? Plus pottery made with life sized cod.

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