WAM June 30-July 1 Rex Murphy
He’s be the first one to tell you he left, physically. But he never really left. But recently Rex Murphy travelled around the province to make a documentary looking at this place 20 years after the bottom fell completely out of our culture-defining, seemingly- indestructible fishery, the northern cod fishery. For over 5 centuries cod was at our core. The smell of money. But today - if money has a distinct odour - it is more likely to be that of oil. All these factors play into the documentary Rex Murphy is preparing for this week on The national.