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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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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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What is our whale knowledge?

Today we focus on the health of humpbacks. We hear from tour operators, citizen scientists and a researcher from Maine with some alarming news about humpback deaths.

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Pacific salmon showing up in our rivers.

We'll hear all about Why and learn about a time when that species was Purposely introduced to our waters.

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The Fish Food and Allied Workers Union honours one of their own who fought for harvesters

We'll take you on board a super yacht in St. John's harbour. An update on the status of 100 million dollars coming to the fishing industry for renewal.

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Up close encounters with sharks

We'll take you to Chapel Arm to introduce you to an enterprising 11 year old. Plus an eyeopening week in Iceland.

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Riding out the storm

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1985 episode of "Land and Sea" about Iceland's fishing industry. A focus on versatility, quality, and innovation.

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FFAW isn't happy with the federal department of fisheries plan to rebuild northern shrimp stocks

The Broadcast host Jane Adey is in Iceland for the past week, we'll find out what she has been doing there.

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DFO wants to take 25% of the surf clam quota and allocate it to someone else

A tour of the exhibit "Cod Was King" at The Rooms.

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Capelin showing up 6 weeks later than normal this summer

A long time listener of The Broadcast has passed away. Clayton Moody of Champney's West was 98 years old.

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Growing eelgrass in Placentia Bay

MP Seamus O'Regan on what he sees coming down the pipes for the fishery.

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Braving harsh winter storms and unexpected volcanic eruptions

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1985 episode of "Land and Sea" about the fish harvesters of Iceland's Westman Islands.

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The FFAW wants more fish for its members

Projected population numbers in this province are bleak, we'll hear more on what the future holds..

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The FFAW is looking for fish harvesters to take on a green crab invasion in Fortune Bay

The Port-de-Grave Peninsula Heritage Society has many projects celebrating local culture. A fundraising dinner has sold out, we'll hear about the Society's plans.

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Building boats at national historic sites

A Fogo Islander outlines in a detailed letter to the federal government why licencing the recreational fishery shouldn't happen.

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Southern Shore bonanza

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" about good catches for fishermen from Ferryland and Renews.

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A fifty pounder

We'll speak to a Triton fisherman who hauled in a big ol' cod in his net. The slippery, slimy sea cucumber. We'll talk to a Chinese seafood buyer about why people love it so much in Asia.

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Local scientist is working on an alternative to plastic out of aquaculture waste

We'll speak with a researcher studying the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. She just happens to be Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter.

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Capelin are scarce in many parts this season

Reaction from the Aquaculture Industry Association after a major salmon escape on the west coast of Canada. We'll hear from Scott Simms about a petition he's bringing to the House of Commons, demanding a public inquiry into the fisheries.

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Waste not want not

Some fishers say throwing back by-catch is a wasteful practice and should be stopped. We'll hear from the the Atlantic Salmon federation about a salmon escape near Victoria BC.

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Live on Fogo Island to mark the 50th year of the Fogo Island Co-op

It's not just fishers and plant workers celebrating this milestone. Just about everyone on the island believes in the community owned approach to life here. Plus, a live interview with Zita Cobb of Fogo Island Inn.

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Live from Fogo Island

Live from Fogo Island as they celebrate 50 years since the beginning of the Fogo Island Co-op back in 1967.

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The Fogo Island Co-op

Dave Quinton and the crew check in on life on the island that resisted resettlement and established the Fogo Island Co-op back in 1967.

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Is it time for a stress phone line for rural fishers in crisis?

Today we tackle a topic not often heard on The Broadcast, mental health.

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Struggling plant workers will get help from the province in the form of short term work

Cucumber for puffiness around your eyes and little lost puffins get some help going back to sea.

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The Twillingate Fishery in 1990

A Land & Sea archive special from 1990 when all involved, fishermen, plant workers and plant managers were hoping it was just a bad year and the fishery would rebound.

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The group looking to be certified as a fishers union says the wait on the labour board has been too long

Angling for the fishery to re-open. Marine recreational licenses, DFO wants your input on how the food fishery should be run.

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Do you support the offshore oil industry?

Generating electricity from slow moving water. We'll hear about a new invention.

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Fishermen in some Southern Labrador rivers are pulling up an unusual catch

Turning fishing nets into carpet. A charitable organisation's answer to ocean pollution.

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Sharks, the top predator in the ocean's ecosystem

Stay tuned for a lesson on porbeagle, basking and blue sharks. A young Fogo islander gives her thoughts on the future of the fishery.

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Cod farming in Notre Dame Bay

A Land and Sea archival show from 1990 on cod farming, or cod ranching as some call it.

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Family members of a Southern Harbour fisherman fighting for death benefits

We'll hear from a harvester on Fogo island on allowing outside buyers to buy fish from harvesters.

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Harvesters can't find buyers

The provincial fisheries minister says it's time for processors to step up. Big money for aquaculture research... And counting cod fish.

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Outside Buyers, photos of your purses and the boat that won't float.

Should government allow outside buyers IN to buy fish from harvesters in this province? Plus, DFO needs photos of your purses...and the boat that won't float.

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Commercial harvesters in Torbay are fed up with the what they see as preferential treatment for recreational fishers

The cod fishery is open but there's none being caught or processed. We'll tell you why. Mind the whales!! Humpback rescuers say harrassment from boaters is a growing problem.

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Federal Fisheries Minister on the plight of the dying right whales.

Keep an eye out for jellyfish, a researcher needs your help and so do leather back turtles.

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An oceanographer talks about how to stop the endandered Right whale from dying...

The powerful draw of our fresh seafood for tourists and a mouthwatering recipe for cod tongues and tartar sauce!

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Environmentalists are calling on DFO to ban the harvest of salmon.

Still no word on that decision from fisheries managers despite dramatically low salmon returns.

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To ban or not to ban

We'll revisit the issue of single use grocery bags. We take you to a sailing rendez-vous in Trinity.

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Fishing for shrimp out of Port aux Choix

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1980 episode of "Land and Sea" about harvesting, processing, and marketing the tiny shellfish.

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The mystery of the dying North Atlantic Right whales

Environment Minister Eddie Joyce on the future of the latest Aquaculture project. Plus mouth watering green crab empanadas?

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Keeping the wealth associated with the fishery in the hands of harvesters

The Transportation Safety Board is on a mission to make life-jackets mandatory on commercial fishing vessels. We'll hear about a partnership between Canada and the US Coast Guard.

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Dories, rodneys or punts and skiffs, the classic and durable wooden boats

The wooden boat museum in Winterton is marking 20 years of celebrating them. We hear from a 76 year old Burin man who just launched a brand new punt this weekend.

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Which catching method will bring in the best quality cod fish?

Plans for Grieg Seafarms to set up their Aquaculture business in Placentia have hit a snag. Port Union wins big money for an improvement project.

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The Trouble With Whales

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we take you back to 1980 and a show from This Land about whales.

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A win for the Atlantic Salmon Federation in court

We'll tell you about some interesting cod behaviour and a young person's perspective on the importance of talking about the fishery in schools.

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A drowning fisherman sees an image of his daughter

It was an experience Geraldine Hollett of The Once captured in a beautiful song and that fisherman was her father.

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In search of whales and icebergs

We'll hear from a tourism operator and whale lovers from the United States.

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The food fishery is in full swing for three weeks

Thoughts on the future of the fishery from a group we don't hear from too often, youth. Sea peaches and sea raspberries. What are these ocean fruit?

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The Plant Workers of Charleston

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we take you back to 1993, one year after the cod moratorium.

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What's up with black crab?

A Petty Harbour fisherman wants to know why some of his crab this season were black. New uses for fish waste.

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Where are the salmon?

Preserving and promoting Port Union, the birthplace of the Fisherman's Protective Union.

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Efforts to protect the ocean, one plastic bag at a time

Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador has asked the province to ban single use plastics. So why hasn't it happened? We hear from a bag sewing volunteer and a plastic banning restaurant owner doing their part.

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The oil and gas industry versus the fishery

Groups representing harvesters say seismic activity for oil exploration is bad for fish. Plus we'll explore an interesting creature of the deep.

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Trapped in the ice

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1981 episode of "Land and Sea" - Canadian Coast Guard Ship Grenfell to the rescue.

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Put on your rubber clothes and gloves, we're going fishing

Jane spends a day on the water with lobster fisherman Austin Tucker of English Harbour, Trinity Bay.

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How will we re-establish ourselves in the global codfish market?

We'll talk to a harvester and a the head of the school of fisheries at the Marine Institute.

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The future of the cod fishery

We'll meet three young cod researchers born around the same time that the commercial fishery closed. We'll hear about their studies and their hope that communities that rely on the fishery will rebound.

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A family of fishers

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1978 episode of "Land and Sea" -The Young Fishermen of Bay Bulls.

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Fishing more cod or holding the line at the lowest catch possible

As we come up to the 25th anniversary of the cod moratorium, we hear from John Crosbie the man who had to deliver the news that would change a province forever.

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More cod will come out of the water this season than last

Scientists say it's a mistake at this critical time in the rebuilding of the stock. The 25th anniversary of the cod moratorium we'll hear from both sides, industry and science.

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Marine Protected Area off limits to fishers, but not to oil and gas?

A touching story from Labrador about a daughter's tribute to her fisherman father.

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Should there be a commercial capelin fishery?

Today we delve deep into the science on this important forage fish, it's not good.

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It's like a little New York

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear about fishing out of Port aux Choix in a 1980 episode of "Land and Sea."

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Twillingate's turmoil

Lingering sea ice causes headaches for anxious fishers, but what's it doing to the fish. Rex Murphy takes aim at critics of the industry.

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A sharp blow for Twillingate.

The Trump effect on this province's offshore oil industry. Want to know more about whales?

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Finding and producing oil for 40 years in this province's offshore...

Newfoundland and Labrador's Oil and Gas Industries Association celebrates... And what does commentator Rex Murphy think of that industry and its contribution to this province and the country? Stay tuned... you're in for an interesting perspective. I'm J

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One ocean, six countries. Are you up to the challenge?

When hard times strike, maybe fishermen should act like farmers. Your regular host returns with tales of dorada, grouper, red snapper, corvina and even the blue-footed boobie.

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A man determined to improve the lot of fishermen

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1979 profile of Sir William Coaker on "Land and Sea."

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What's behind search-and-rescue on our oceans?

Who's bought and paid for and in the pocket of the oil industry? Depends on who you ask.

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Putting the protect in marine protection

Knowing your punt from your skiff from your dory: it might be a lost skill, thanks to the moratorium.

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Bartlett's ship rebuilt and And waiting for the ice to clear isn't an option anymore

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Hard times call for hard cash.

The FFAW makes the case for more income support in the fishery. Leatherback Turtle trouble and how to get more kids working the nets and pots.

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Returning to the resettled community of Paradise, Placentia Bay

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we head "Back to the Islands" with "Land and Sea."

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Beware, plastic bags and Tim Hortons cups.

Your days on the beach are numbered, because the great Newfoundland and Labrador beach cleanup is underway. But none of those cleanups will top the one at Outer Cove beach, where they're finally free of a 20-ton mess they'll never forget.

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Ice conditions have claimed the Avalon Princess

We'll speak with another skipper stuck in the ice and a store owner in La Scie who says some people are in a state of desperation.

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The FFAW issues news release to appeal to the federal government

He wrote about salt cod and the culture of this place, we'll hear about Ed Jones.

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Weekend whale rescue on the west coast

With a name like Snappers, you know he's a lobster that'll be getting a lot of attention this summer.

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Lobster in the fall and farming rainbow trout in Trinity Bay

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll learn about a couple "fishery firsts" documented more than three decades ago on "Land and Sea."

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Equal access to equal cod

It's beautiful but frustrating and leaves damage in its wake. Our spring ice makes for a toxic relationship.

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Time to look back on the swiling season

A big win for the environment? Or a big dodge by the government? We take on the debate. Plenty of questions about a ruckus down at DFO.

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The multitudes come for the loaves and fishes.

But they can't have the fishes unless they're here on the right day.

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Our turbulent petroleum romance continues

If every fisherman had an apprentice in the boat maybe the future of the fishery would take care of itself.

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Empty nets and hard, hard times

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we visit western and northern Newfoundland in 1989.

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It's a mean, green, ocean-eating machine

Did you hear about all that oil under the sea? Why don't we just leave it be.

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Call them fisherwomen? Or fishermen? Or fishers? Or does it matter? At some level, it always does.

Face up to the big offshore demon, and maybe he's not so scary after all. And no island is an island, especially if you're part of an archipelago.

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Keeping old traditions alive in the fishery

When they open the fishery, but not the part that you rely on, you might start getting a little nervous.

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Steaming "down north" to the coast of Labrador

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we flash back thirty-four years to an episode of Land and Sea, following the trials and tribulations of the long-liner fishery.

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How many barrels does it take to make an oil boom?

A man from Black Tickle celebrates the boys from the tickle in song.

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Can 50 million dollars buy you a trip across the tickle?

Ice, wind, a busted power steering pump and sixty-five hundred pelts. We check with one sealer about an eventful season on the ice.

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Risk and reward in the Flemish Pass

America's coastal communities say, no thanks, big oil.

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Do you put your lobsters to sleep?

It's the secret weapon of the ocean and you don't even have to mow it.

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Trying to make a go of it in McCallum, on the south coast

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we go lobster fishing in the summer of 1989.

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Fishermen and fisher science

The community of Hampden doesn't have a whaling heritage. But it's got a whaling song. Bridging the divide between fishermen and fisher science. And icebergs turn up in the darndest places.

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The right to sell his rights.

He stood up for his right to sell his rights. Now he has to sit back down again. Our water, their crab: What are those boats from Quebec doing here in the first place? And no news is... no news, if you're waiting on this year's food fishery.

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Marine Protected Area?

Marine Protected Area? Or is it Marine Not-So-Protected area? Depends on who you ask. Get out the abacus. it's time to count your porbeagles. And how do you like to make your lobster scream?

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Crab pots in the water where they ought not to be, as Port aux Choix erupts in protest again

We want safer fish plants. It's the other guy who doesn't want safer fish plants. And, eleven days without food. Not a bite, not a morsel. Where does it get you? It gets you on today's show.

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Fishing on the tip of the island

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we're headed to Cape Bauld and Quirpon, a visit with the Boyces, Campbells, and Heddersons, on the French shore in 1986.

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Canada's fishermen are hauling in too many innocent bystanders.

Now that they've got it to themselves, the Sullivan Brothers have big plans for one of Canada's biggest seafood companies.

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The inshore fishery is a game of iches, and some fishermen say those are very dangerous inches indeed.

A songwriter pays tribute to the many pairs of saltwater hands gone idle in our declining fishery.

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The northern shrimp

She ain't what she used to be. Nor is her price. A beachcombing mystery leads an international investigation from the Shetland Islands to Newfoundland.

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Preserving memories.

When a memory turns into history, how do you preserve the memories. By starting young, with video. Safer fish plants? We're all for it, if only the union wasn't in thw way. What's up with the seal meat situation on the Northern Peninsula? Not much.

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Sick of being sick.

Fish plant workers say they're tired of hacking, coughing, gasping for breath....and tired of waiting for their employers to do something about it.

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Lab in a box.

A lab in a box prepares to set sail from St. John's. You're getting warmer, and warmer, especially if you're in mountains and tundra of Labrador. And don't tell us about penguins. We had penguins before they were even penguins.

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Respect for the capelin

It's the little fish that keeps our ocean in line. And better than SeaWorld. Folks down around Bay L'Argent are getting the marine show of a lifetime.

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Yet another season of protest has to make you wonder:

Is there any way we can manage this fishery better? Or at least manage people's expectations of it? Today, a pair of longtime observers weigh in on the turmoil and what we have or haven't learned over the years.

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Trap fishing in the summer and baited trawl in the fall

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll re-visit a 1983 profile of Lord's Cove fisherman Peter Hennebury.

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The pros and cons of protest

You could march in the streets and demand justice. You could burn your crab pots. You could even hole up in a tent and refuse to eat. Does it get you anywhere? That remains to be seen.

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Is there an oil cleanup coming up in Notre Dame Bay?

Is there a frack in your future? Get in line, there's a run on flippers down at St. John's Harbour.

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Uprising in the fishery

Richard Gillett pledges to starve himself to death in the cause of fisheries reform. Burning their crab pots in Port aux Choix.

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How many seal pups are out there this year?

A 400-year relationship is worth celebrating, even if it fizzled out over the last couple of centuries.

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Political veteran says foreign trawlers still out on the Grand Banks

Many of us live next to the ocean and raise our kids within a stone's throw of the water, what better place to seek out the next generation of marine scientists.

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Fisheries union goes to Ottawa hoping to catch a break for shrimp harvesters

Bay de Verde is once again unsafe for any crab looking to live through the summer.

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They're already here and there's more on the way

The icebergs have begun their annual drive-by of the province and that's a windfall for anyone in the berg business.

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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 in our weekly visit to the CBC archives.

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Tragic story from Calvert on the Southern Shore

A sad ending to the tale of the Bell Island dolphins and the polar bear that took a helicopter ride.

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Shrimp fishermen say they've been hurt the hardest from the latest shrimp cuts

We'll look into how DFO goes about assessing crab stocks.

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Shellfish shortage threatens the future for fish plants and the towns that need them

Ryan Cleary is going to have to watch his language.

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For years it's been the cash cow

We're talking snow crab today. Not enough snow crab, in the minds of many.

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From the archives The Barrys of Merasheen

Pauline and the crew travel to Merasheen where they met the Barry family, almost 25 years ago.

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Is the farmed salmon on your plate a responsible, law-abiding fish?

The north Atlantic ocean might not look like a nursery, but you're not looking at it with the eyes of a shark. How do you know good wildlife management from a make-work project?

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Who needs seafood when you've got seaweed?

Decades of fishing for trout and salmon, a lifetime on the ponds and rivers. But when you move to Ontario, you're just another mainlander.

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Endangered cod versus ravenous seal?

It's one thing to be open for business. It's quite another to turn the place into a fish farm free-for-all.

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Slow and steady wins the cod stock recovery race

We've got the latest on our beleaguered, lamented, hope-for-the-best-you-never-know Northern Cod.

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From the archives Mussel Farming in 1986

Bill Kelly and the Land and Sea crew made a visit to Atlantic Ocean Farms in Notre Dame Bay back in 1986.

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To ban or not to ban

We'll revisit the issue of single use grocery bags. We take you to a sailing rendez-vous in Trinity.

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