NL - The Broadcast

 
 

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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Ghost gear being collected; research on catching abundant red fish in the future

The dangers of ghost gear. We'll hear how it's being collected and the damage it can do. Plus, we'll hear more about that abundance of red fish on the west coast and research on how to fish it sustainably.

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Processors on financial hit to process shrimp; how many fish per boat in recreational fishery

Processors will take a hit to process shrimp. We hear more about the challenges this fishing season because of the pandemic. And, how many fish per boat? Is the limit 15 fish in the recreational food fishery, or could you catch more?

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Shrimp processors will buy product after long hold out; meet ocean inspired artist Janet Davis

Shrimp processors will buy. Producers will take financial hit to keep this province's shrimp product on the market. Ready for a seaside staycation? Come to Brookfield on the North East coast to Norton's Cove Studio and Cafe.

Download Shrimp processors will buy product after long hold out; meet ocean inspired artist Janet Davis
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Green Island Cove fisherman dies fishing halibut; west coast outfitter says pandemic impact huge

A fisherman from Green Island Cove has died while fishing halibut. A west coast outfitter wants government to do more to help his industry hit by pandemic. Warning to stay away from beluga whales in Clarenville area.

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Harvesters say dates for catching cod are too late; researchers figure out best way to catch red fish

Harvesters now know when they're allowed to catch cod but say it's too late in the season. And, optimism about a future red fish fishery. Researchers figure out how it should be caught.

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Shrimp market way down because of corona virus; battling invasive green crab on west coast

A dramatic drop in the seafood market is causing headaches in the shrimp fishery. Well hear from a market analyst. And, battling the invasive green crab on the provinces west coast.

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Harvesting seaweed in Grates Cove for a seaweed lotion; infectious salmon anaemia at two Cold Ocean Salmon sites.

A family in Grates Cove came upon a piece of seaweed on a beach, turning it into a seaweed lotion; 845 thousand salmon will be removed from 2 Cold Ocean Salmon sites after ISA is detected

Download Harvesting seaweed in Grates Cove for a seaweed lotion; infectious salmon anaemia at two Cold Ocean Salmon sites.
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Cleaning up the S.S. Sukha in Conception Harbour; a campaign to ask Amazon for less plastic packaging.

The S.S. Sukha went to the bottom of Conception Harbour in 1968, the Canadian Coast Guard is removing fuel from its tank; Oceana Canada wants Amazon to offer customers plastic-free packaging alternatives

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Does cod need a new management approach 28 years after the moratorium; Transport Canada on derelict mussel farm

Is cod being managed properly or does this stock need a whole new management approach. We explore an alternative idea. Plus, what does Transport Canada have to say about a derelict mussel farm in Trinity?

Download Does cod need a new management approach 28 years after the moratorium; Transport Canada on derelict mussel farm
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SubC Imaging on its plans for new research; COVID-19 and its affects on aquaculture and the fishery.

Underwater technology experts SubC Imaging on their research path; aquaculture and the fishery in the time of COVID.

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A final price for Northern shrimp, what might it mean for this year's fishery?; gillnets fishing ocean birds?

A new price for Northern shrimp, what might it mean for this year's fishery?; gillnets off Cape St. Mary's catching more than fish

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Abandoned mussel farm in Trinity; a study on plastic in the bellies of cod.

Residents of Trinity want an abandoned mussel farm removed from the water; researcher Jackie Saturno and the results of a study on plastics in the bellies of cod.>>>>

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Getting ghost gear out of the ocean; salmon fishers in Labrador catch porpoises instead

Getting ghost gear out of the ocean. We'll hear how the Petty Harbour Fisherman's Cooperative will help with the problem. And, they were out to catch salmon and char but caught porpoises instead, a story from Labrador.

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Oceana Canada says DFO being wreckless with the future of codfish; catching capelin in English Harbour

Oceana Canada says the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is being wreckless with the future of codfish. Let's go to English Harbour beach where the capelin are rolling.

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An explanation of fish price setting panel; court victory for ecojustice to protect the ocean

An explanation of how prices are set for fish species in N.L. Plus, another court victory for Ecojustice when it comes to protecting the ocean.

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Liberal leadership candidates on future of fishery

The Liberals will soon vote on a new leader. John Abbott and Andrew Furey campaigning for the job. We wanted to hear their ideas about the future of the fishing industry.

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A rescue at sea of 3 food fishers; union says harvesters need to be allowed to catch more cod...

A rescue at sea of 3 food fishers. We hear the warnings from the boat owner who survived. Plus, we'll talk about the cod fishery. The union says harvesters should be allowed to catch more. But why, when they didn't catch all they could have last season.

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Marine Institute student's successful venture to study arctic fish; watch out for fish hooks in the hand

We'll tell you about a marine institute student's successful venture to study arctic fish. And, now that the food fishery is open... watch out for the fish hooks!

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Shrimp fishery up in the air; the whales are jumping for joy in St. Vincent's

Shrimp harvesters are frustrated. No opening date, confusion over price and processors threatening not to buy. Plus, we take you to St. Vincent's where the whales are jumping for joy.

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What is the impact of seismic blasting on the health of marine life?

What is the impact of seismic blasting on the health of marine life? We'll find out about the blasting program going on right now hear from a underwater noise pollution researcher who says fish are in danger.

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Shrimp harvesters waiting on a price; new group calls for an end to catch and release of salmon.

Shrimp harvesters wait to hear what they'll be paid this season. Some say there may not even be a shrimp fishery this year. Plus, a new group in Grand Falls-Windsor calls for an end to catch and release of salmon

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Scallop fishery is in full swing near Ramea; remembering Bud O'Brien of Bay Bulls.

The scallop fishery is in full swing near Ramea. We'll hear about how things are going at the plant in that community. Bud O'Brien of Bay Bulls was well known in the fishing industry. We hear about his life from his son.

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More on state of wild Atlantic salmon; Bud O'Brien of Bay Bulls passes away

We continue to hear about the state of the wild Atlantic salmon. DFO on how fishery officers operate in a pandemic. Well known in the fish business, Bud O'Brien of Bay Bulls has died.

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State of the wild Atlantic Salmon; Parson's Pond harvester updates us on her season

How are the Atlantic salmon doing these days? Atlantic Salmon Federation releases a detailed report on the on the stock... A Parson's Pond harvester updates us on her fishing during a challening season.

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Variety Foods in Harbour Main in need of workers at its plant

We'll take you to Harbour Main. There's a family owned plant in that community turning out all kinds of food products from the land and the sea. Owner Marshall Bursey talks about the challenges of the production industry.

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Harvesters raise concerns about upcoming cod fishery; battle against invasive green crab continues

Harvesters raise concerns about upcoming cod fishery, and whether or not processors are ready for their catch. The aggressive battle against the invasive green crab continues in Placentia Bay.

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Capelin roll in Trout River; seafood restaurant owner gears up for season's challenges; eating more seafood in our communities

We'll hear about the capelin rolling in Trout River and how a seafood restaurant owner there is gearing up for the season. Plus, eating more seafood. Well talk about how to get more onto our plates and into our communities.

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Fish harvesters union says federal government isn't following through on its commitment; Ferryland Lighthouse picnics reopens with caution

The fish harvesters union says the federal government isn't following through on its committment to harvesters during this pandemic. Ferryland Lighthouse Picnics reopens with caution.

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Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans; quirky crab species in N.L. waters

We speak with the Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans about new oppourtunities in the Fish and Seafood Sector and ask about help for plant workers during this pandemic. Plus, more about the quirky species of crab in our waters.

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Plant workers look for essential worker support; SubC Imagining continues its high tech work during the pandemic

Plant workers wonder what kind of support they'll receive for their essential work. The work of manufacturing underwater camera and video equipment in Newfoundland during a pandemic. We check in with Sub C Imaging of Clarenville.

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Have you heard of the toad crab fishery?; controversy over catching and releasing salmon continues.

Snow crab isn't the only commercial crab fishery, have you ever heard of toad crab? We continue our discussion on catch and release of salmon. Plus, the Senate Comittee on Fisheries and Oceans meets.

Download Have you heard of the toad crab fishery?; controversy over catching and releasing salmon continues.
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Growing concern for right whales in the cabot strait and speeding vessels; DFO comments on salmon regulations for this season

There's growing concern for right whales. We'll hear about potential vessel strikes in the Cabot Strait. Salmon conservationists say regulations are too lax. Well talk to DFO.

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Transportation Safety Board on the sinking of the Sarah Anne, controversy over catch and release salmon

The Transportation Safety Board has a tough job ahead. How will it determine how the Sarah Anne went down. And we explore the controversy surrounding the catch and release of salmon.

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Postville residents worry about fuel slick impact on wildlife; the research conducted on salmon in N.L.

Postville residents worry about wildlife after fuel slick in coastal waters. The science of salmon. The research on this species amid concerns about salmon protection. Ocean Frontier Institute has new funding for ocean focussed research.

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Petition for federal government to ban plastics to protect the ocean; tales of the sea in a new book from folklorist Dale Jarvis

It's World Oceans Day. Oceana Canada wants to make sure the federal government follows through with its plan to ban plastics. What plastics can we find on a Bonavista bay beach? And sea tales from folklorist Dale Jarvis.

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The FFAW says streamlined approvals for oil exploration means less consultation with harvesters; Bride Martin's recitation on the ocean and fishery.

What's good for the oil industry, is not great for the fishing industry. The FFAW takes aim at streamlined drilling approvals; 91-year-old Bride Martin of St. Vincent's on the changing fishery.

Download The FFAW says streamlined approvals for oil exploration means less consultation with harvesters; Bride Martin's recitation on the ocean and fishery.
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Ships continue to search for Isaac Kettle; the MV Calvert arrives in Newfoundland; Fishing For Success and the recreational fishery.

The search continues for Isaac Kettle and the boat, Sally Anne; a new ship for Ocean Choice International, the MV Calvert; Fishing For Success on changes that non-profit would like to see with the recreational fishery

Download Ships continue to search for Isaac Kettle; the MV Calvert arrives in Newfoundland; Fishing For Success and the recreational fishery.
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Fish plant workers looking for a 3 dollar retroactive wage increase, while seafood producers say the FFAW is being irresponsible.

The FFAW says plant workers deserve better pay and clarity around employment insurance benefits, while the Association of Seafood Producers say the union is the author of its own misfortune

Download Fish plant workers looking for a 3 dollar retroactive wage increase, while seafood producers say the FFAW is being irresponsible.
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Building boats and ships in Harbour Grace; looking after the rivers, land and ocean near Cape Freels.

Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises pumping out boats for home and abroad; a look at some of the work done by the Indian Bay Ecosystem Corporation.

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eDNAtec explains DNA sequencing of ocean samples; the Torngat Fish Co-op is gearing up.

eDNAtec wins an award based on its ability to map what's in the ocean through DNA sequencing; the Torngat Fish Co-op explains how it'll be proceeding with the processing of crab this season.

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Citizens Outdoor Rights Alliance thinks 3 salmon tags is the right number this season; cleaning up ghost gear.

The Citizens Outdoor Rights Alliance likes the 3 salmon tag rule but says DFO Science needs to improve; Canadian Association of Prawn Producers heads a plan to retrieve ghost gear

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Remembering the crew of the Sara Anne; Alberto Wareham on the coming cod season.

Remembering Edward Norman, his son Scott Norman, nephew Jody Norman and family friend Isaac Kettle. Crew of the Sara Anne; a look at the upcoming cod season.

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Marine Institute report into the farmed salmon deaths on the south coast of Newfoundland in 2019.

A look into a report on the deaths of 2.6 million farmed salmon in Newfoundland in 2019.

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Plant Workers are in short supply; Plant owner Bill Barry says it's time to do away with EI system

Plant workers are in short supply this season and it's not just because of fears over the corona virus. Plant owner Bill Barry says it's time to address one of the biggest obstacles - the Emploment Insurance system.

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Why is cod price so low this season; why what we pay for cod at store is so different from what harvesters take home

Harvesters upset over what they call an insulting price for cod this season. We hear about the market for this white fish. Why what we pay for cod as consumers is so different from what fishermen take home. Plus, a mouthwatering cod recipe.

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Price of cod another tough blow for harvesters; Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium goes online to promote ocean curiosity during pandemic

The price of cod is out and it's another tough blow for harvesters this season. Down a full ten cents from last season. We'll talk about that. The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium goes online to encourage ocean curiosity during the pandemic.

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After many complications, harvesters finally fishing; ocean's secret ingredient for growing: seaweed in your soil

After a season full of complications, harvesters finally get out on the water to fish. We check in with a couple to see how it's going.

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Relief for federal harvesters because of the pandemic; Federal minister outlines aid package

Federal minister Bernadette Jordan outlines federal aid package for harvesters. FFAW President Keith Sullivan reacts to what federal government has offered during the crist.

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Harvester wants to bypass fishers union and start association; watch penguins and fish eat line online

Weight of the pressure caused by coronovirus crisis widens cracks in fractured fishery. One harvester wants to bypass union and start a new association. And for something a lot lighter, how about watching penguins and fish eat live online.

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Harvesters protest at union headquarters for 2nd time; this season's rules for salmon anglers and trouters

Harvesters protest again at their union headquarters. We take you there and speak with a fisherman who drove in from Carbonear to attend. Plus, salmon angling and trouting rules for this season.

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Weekly limits on crab fishery could mean financial disaster for some; New England Aquarium opens an underwater window online

Weekly limits on crab fishery could mean financial disaster for some but processors say they can't handle all the crab at once. And, if the state of the fishery stresses you, how about a peaceful escape to the underwater world at the New England Aquarium.

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Still no federal help for harvesters; remembering Selma Barkham and her discovery of the Basques whalers in Labrador

Crab harvesters are gearing up to fish on Monday, but still no word on help from federal government. Remembering Selma Barkham, the woman who taught us about the Basques whalers.

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Essential fish plants workers complain of inadequate supplies of food on the job; struggling of seabirds - the challenges facing gannets

Essential fish plants workers complain of inadequate supplies of food on the job. More of your reaction to recent interviews about science being done on capelin, cod and seals. And struggling seabirds; the challenges facing gannets

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NunatuKavut Community Council says Inuit marginalized in fishery; Oceana Canada on restoring abundance of codc

The NunatuKavut Community Council is angry over decisions it says marginalize Inuit people in the fishery. Oceana Canada weighs in on the bleak outlook for cod. How to restore the ocean's abundance.

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Fish harvester on northern peninsula says feds too slow with aid; "Loss of the SS Florizel" virtual museum

Federal fisheries minister speaks to growing frustration among harvesters. One harvester on the northern peninsula says she's fed up with the feds lack of action to help. Local museum goes online with exhibit on the tragedy of the SS Florizel

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Crab harvesters torn, fish or don't fish; launch of brand new fishing boat during pandemic

Crab harvesters are divided. Some say it won't be worth it to fish this season, others say they've got to go. Union still looks to federal government for financial help. And the launch of a brand new boat; a bright spot in this season's complicated fishery

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Temporary foreign workers coming to work in fish plants; Taylor's fish market on serving customers during a pandemic

The province is prepared to let in temporary foreign workers if deemed essential. Workers say fish plants are preparing for their arrival. And selling seafood with a side dish of recipe recommendation. We take you to Taylor's Fish Market to hear how they're coping during the pandemic

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Today, a deep dive on capelin science and concern; Iceland will not have a capelin fishery for 2nd season in a row.

Today, a deep dive on the new science on and new concern for capelin and all the animals that depend on this forage species. Should we fish capelin commercially? Iceland won't conduct a capelin fishery for 2nd year in a row.

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Lobster harvesters on the water as of Friday; some crab harvesters want to go fishing before May 11th delay

Lobster harvesters will soon be back on the water with a challenging season ahead. We talk to a fisherman in Fortune. Crab harvesters want to scrap the delayed opening of the fishery and go now.

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Fish harvesters continue to block trucks full of crab from outside; OCI CEO on protections for plant workers

Fish harvesters block trucks full of crab from outside the province for another day. Ocean Choice International says it's doing all it can to protect plant workers from the coronavirus.

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Harvesters block boats and trucks full of crab; plant workers out of money want to go to work

Harvesters blocking boats and trucks full of crab. Plantworkers out of money and ready to go back to work. Another roller coaster of a day in the fishery during a global pandemic...

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FFAW writes to federal minister for help for harvesters; commercial seal hunters will be allowed to hunt for food only

FFAW President Keith Sullivan has again written to the federal minister of fisheries for help. Commercial seal harvesters will now be allowed to hunt for food only, but they have to apply.

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South coast harvesters nervous about total loss of season; whale watching businesses nervous too; are seals to blame for stalled growth of cod

Fish harvesters worry they'll soon lost their crab season altogether. Whale watching businesses wonder if there'll be visitors to take out on the water? And are seals to blame for the stalled growth of cod? Science says no.

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Crab fishery uncertainty continues; FFAW furious over latest cod science release by DFO

A lot of stress and uncertainty surrounding the lucrative crab fishery this season. Now small boat harvesters worry bigger boats will get priority. Plus, the union representing fish harvesters is furious over the new DFO science on cod.

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Who can hunt seals this season off coast of N.L.; latest seal science from DFO

The seal fishery is opening on Wednesday but there is lots of confusion about just who can hunt. We'll clarify that with the President of the Canadian Sealers Association. And, the latest science on the seal population off our coast.

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Some say Covid safety protocols for fish harvesters won't protect; northern cod stock in trouble

Fish harvesters now have a set of safety protocols to use on board boats. But many say they won't do a lot to protect boat captains and crew. Troubling new information about the status of northern cod.

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Fish plant in Quebec prepares reopen after workers tested positive for coronavirus; Keith Sullivan of FFAW

Nerves are rattled among fish plant workers in this province. Meanwhile, a plant in Quebec, where workers tested positive for the virus is reopening after a shut down. Latest news from FFAW President Keith Sullivan.

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Derek Butler of the Association of Seafood Producers and Keith Sullivan of FFAW on how and if a fishery can proceed during a pandemic

We know how much stress and uncertainty there is right now about how and if a fishery can proceed in this province. We ask questions of Derek Butler of the Association Producers and President of the Fish Food and Allied Workers Union, Keith Sullivan.

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Market analyst describes pandemic seafood market as terrible; what can crab harvesters expect to get paid

What is the market for seafood during a pandemic? One market analyst describes it as terrible. We'll hear from John Sackton on what's happening and what harvesters can expect to be paid if they fish.

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What will opening of the fishery will mean for public health; seal fishery delay; Bonavista plant workers are scared

Provincial health officials try to figure out what the opening of the fishery will mean for public health. What will a delay in the seal fishery mean for the industry. Concern among plant workers is the greatest it's ever been...

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Safety committee on concerns about fishing during a pandemic; FFAW President Keith Sullivan on meeting with federal minister

Still looking for answers. Harvesters and plant workers are wondering if a fishery is going to be possible this season. We'll hear more from the committee trying to develop some kind of safety protocol And we'll hear from union President Keith Sullivan who met with federal fisheries minister over the weekend.

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Fish Harvesters Safety Association tries to develop best practices for fishery during pandemic; provincial fisheries minister Gerry Byrne

How can a fishery be safely conducted during a pandemic? We'll hear from the Fish Harvesters Safety Association which is trying to develop best practices. And an interview with provincial minister of fisheries, Gerry Byrne.

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DFO delays inshore fisheries until May 1st; chief medical officer addresses concerns about fishery start-up

Department of Fisheries and Oceans has approved May 1st as new date for inshore fisheries to begin. We hear from President of the FFAW Keith Sullivan. Chief Medical Officer addresses concerns about opening of fishery.

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Federal Minister of Fisheries and industry's challenges during a pandemic, NS fishing group asking for aid package

Thousands of fish harvesters and plant workers are looking for answers from federal leadership when it comes to the corona virus and the fishery. We hear from Federal Minister of Fisheries. And how are fishing groups approaching covid in Nova Scotia? Well find out.

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FFAW President Keith Sullivan on concerns from harvesters and plant workers; a harvester who wants to fish now and take his chances with covid19

FFAW President Keith Sullivan talks about concerns from harvesters and plant workers about covid 19. Longtime harvester Calvin Kerrivan of Placentia explains why he wants to fish now despite the rish of disease.

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Are harvesters feeling pressure to fish during a pandemic?

Are harvesters being pressured to fish during a pandemic? Harvesters say yes, the processors say no. The uncertainty continues with the crab season.

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NLer on vessel off the coast of Africa during pandemic; tributes to fisherman Tom Best of Petty Harbour

This springs crab fishery is officially delayed. We'll speak with a Newfoundlander on a oil drilling vessel near the coast of Angola during the pandemic Tributes for fisherman Tom Best who has passed away.

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Fisherman Tom Best of Petty Harbour has passed away; Newfoundland Fishermans Forum online

A well known fisherman has passed away. Well have a tribute to Tom Best of Petty Harbour. And harvesters expressing concern over the corona virus online on the Newfoundland Fisherman's Forum.

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Will there be a delay in the fishing season because of COVID19

How are all players in the seafood industry, harvesters, plant workers and processors handling a potential delay in the seafood industry? Well have an update from Derek Butler of Assc of Seafood Producers and Keith Sullivan of FFAW.

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Fisherman Gerard Hounsell on concerns about COVID19; fisheries researcher hiring while most are laying off.

We hear from long time fisherman, Gerard Hounsell, and his concerns about COVID19. Plus, amid layoffs and work shutdowns, a fisheries researcher is actually hiring!

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What will feds offer to harvesters and plant workers impacted by COVID19; latest science on harp seals

How is the federal government prepared to help fish harvesters and plant workers impacted by COVID19, we’ll hear from the provincial minister of fisheries. And the long awaited harp seal survey has been released.

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Harvester, union president and minister of fisheries all navigating the impact of corona virus on fishing industry

A fish harvester, president of the harvesters and plant workers union and the provincial minister of fisheries are on the show. All of them concerned about the impact of the corona virus on the fishing industry and all trying to navigate uncharted waters.

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Concerns about fishing and working in fish plants during pandemic; tracking the endangered north atlantic right whale

How will harvesters fish and plant workers process seafood amid fears of COVID19? There’s a lot of concern. And tracking the endangered north atlantic right whale. We’ll hear about a catalogue to document these giants.

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Concern about capelin after assessment of stock; self isolating ocean creatures

How are the capelin doing? DFO has completed its stock assessment for these vital fish and there is concern. And, self isolation by choice. Ocean creatures that lead a pretty solitary existence.

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Fishing and opening fish plants amid concerns about COVID19

We continue to explore impact of COVID19 on fishing industry. Nervousness as harvesters and plant workers consider a start to the fishing season. We hear from Provincial fisheries minister, Gerry Byrne.

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Land & Sea archival feature from 2003 about south coast light houses - "And Then There Was Light"

In our regular "Land and Sea" feature from the CBC Archives, we go back to 2003 to the south west coast of the island to find out about efforts to preserve a number of lighthouses.

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Report released into huge salmon die-off on south coast; seafood market analyst on impact of COVID19

There's a new report into the 2.6 million salmon that died on Newfoundland's south coast. Lots of worry in N.L. about current and future demand for seafood and the impact of COVID19. We hear from a seafood market analyst in the U.S.

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How does N.L.'s public disclosure of dead farmed salmon compare to other jurisdictions

When should the public know about farm salmon that die? We explore the province's new protocol and how it compares with other jurisdictions. Plus, fisheries minister on the potential sale of Quinlan Brothers Limited to Royal Greenland.

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COVID19 and its impact on NL's most lucrative fishery: crab

Mounting fear over what will happen to the crab fishery this season. We hear from a harvester, a representative of processors, the union and the provincial minister of fisheries.

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Quinlan Brothers selling to Royal Greenland does not sit well with the fish harvesters union

One of this province's best known seafood producers has announced a sale to Royal Greenland. That kind of sale does not sit well with the fish harvesters union.

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Land & Sea archival special on one man's journey from Newfoundland to Ireland

This week in our regular feature from the CBC Archives, we go back to 2004, for an episode of "Land and Sea" about one man's journey from Newfoundland to Ireland.

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Coronavirus continues to negatively impact the seafood industry ; money to remove old abandoned boats

The Coronavirus continues to impact the seafood industry in this province. We'll hear from Iceawater Seafoods. There's money available to remove old boats laying around your community.

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One woman's fascination with shipwrecks; one local chef's plan for Seal Fest's celebration of seal meat

She calls herself the original shipster and has a fascination with shipwrecks. A local chef tells us what he'll serve up for the first Seal Fest celebration of seal meat.

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Questions about long awaited harp seal count; The FIX: a sea change in how the federal government manages the fishery

Questions in the House of Assembly about the long awaited harp seal count. Plus, thinking differently about fishery management for greater sustainability. Barry Darby says he has a fix.

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How government informs the public when farmed fish die; FFAW on Seal science task team

When farmed fish die, when should the public know? Plus, what does the FFAW think about the newly formed Seal Science Task Team?

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Land & Sea archival feature: The Grey Islands Eiders

In this Land & Sea archival from 2004, the team tags along with conservation group Ducks Unlimited. They visit a breeding colony off the Great Northern Peninsula.

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Clearwater Seafoods up for sale; federal government announces members of seal task team

Clearwater Seafoods is up for sale. The federal government finally pulls together its task team on seal populations. We hear who is on that team and what they'll be tasked to do.

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How did almost 80 thousand salmon die in Baie D'Espoir; Seal Fest comes to St. John's

What caused almost 8 thousand salmon to die in Baie D'espoir? We'll hear from the minister of aquaculture.

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Cautious optimism in lucrative crab fishery; salmon die at Baie D'Espoir fish farm

There's cautious optimism in the crab fishery. We'll tell you all about the newest science. Aquaculture salmon die on the south coast.

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Supreme Court tells government it gave aquaculture project green light too soon

The supreme court says a aquaculture project was given a green light far too soon. We hear about the case involving Northern Harvest Smolt Farms and what happens now. Plus, our regular word feature from the Newfoundland Dictionary of English.

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We're a stubborn bunch, we can put up with some hard stuff

This week in our regular feature from the CBC Archives, we go back to 2003 -- to a story about five brothers on the Great Northern Peninsula who were determined to try to hang on in a fishery without cod...

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New measures to protect the endangered right whale; markets for sea urchin roe down in Asia

FFAW & Fisheries and Oceans on new measures to protect right whales; Ramea processor Danny Dumaresque on how COVID-19 is affecting business.

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Increasing numbers of lobster; Jiggs-N-Reel Fish Market in Paris, Ontario

Arnault Le Bris of the Marine Institute on a burgeoning lobster population; Gina Duff Cordon on her successful fish market in Paris, Ontario.

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COVID-19 and the fishing industry; a workshop on twine and rope used in the fishery

John Sackton with Seafood News on COVID-19 and the fishing industry; a workshop on twine and rope used in the NL fishery.

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Stock assessment for northern shrimp.

DFO's northern shrimp stock assessment with reaction from the FFAW and the Association of Seafood Producers

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A Land and Sea archival episode, "it's hard to describe what this old place means to us fellows"

In a 2003 episode of "Land and Sea", about a group of outdoors men from the Southern Shore who liked nothing better than their annual winter trek to a log cabin in Indian Bay.

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Fish harvester Hedley Richards remembered; Laura Trethewey and her book, "The Imperilled Ocean."

Friend Bill Broderick remembers fish harvester, Hedley Richards; ocean journalist Laura Trethewey on her book, "The Imperilled Ocean."

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Farming GMO salmon on land?; lessons learned from a lifeboat drill in Nain

Farmer Dick Whitaker on growing GMO salmon on land; Pierre Murray with the TSB on a lifeboat accident on the Northern Ranger.

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Grieg Seafood on growing salmon in Placentia Bay; an Environmental Preview Report required for Marystown lumpfish hatchery

Kristina Furnes of Grieg Seafood on growing salmon in Placentia Bay; Marbase CEO Paul Antle on an upcoming Environmental Preview Report for the Marystown lumpfish hatchery.

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Grieg Seafood's Placentia Bay project; Killick-1, observing sea ice from 400 kilometers above

Kristina Furnes of Grieg Seafood on current and upcoming operations in Newfoundland; Desmond Power of C-CORE talks about Killick-1, the province's first Earth observation satellite.

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2005 archival episode of Land and Sea profiling Jack Carey of Corner Brook, famous for his snowshoes

Jack Carey's snowshoes were in demand around the world, we'll hear the story of "The Snowshoe Man," a 2005 archival episode of Land and Sea.

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A donated boat for Clean Harbours Initiative; storm damage in St. Philip's; plastic rope on our beaches

Shawn Bath pleased with the donation of a boat to Clean Harbours Initiative; Matthew French speaks to the damage done to the harbour in St. Philip's; MUN's Jess Melvin on pollution on our beaches.

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Ice causing delays in the Strait of Belle Isle; Lindsey Petten's family donates a boat that'll help clean the ocean bottom; The Ocean Legacy Foundation on plastics in our oceans

CEO Peter Woodward on the icebound Qajaq W; Lindsey Petten's son Nick on donating a boat to the Clean Harbours Initiative; Chloe Dubois, the Ocean Legacy Foundation on plastics in our ocean; Jess Melvin and the Placentia Bay Ocean Debris Survey.

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The Labrador Sea, lungs for the oceans; the book, Vast Expanses. A History of the Oceans

Researcher Dariia Atamahchuk explains how the Labrador Sea acts as lungs for the oceans; Professor Helen Rozwadowski and her book, Vast Expanses. A History of the Oceans.

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Aquaculture models under consideration in British Columbia, local industry weighs in; DFO consultations with inshore harvesters

NAIA's Mark Lane weighs in on a report on alternative aquaculture models; DFO's Ron Burton on listening to inshore harvesters.

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"Zita of Fogo Island," a Land and Sea archival episode

A 2008 Land and Sea archival episode looking at what entrepreneur Zita Cobb has brought to Fogo Island.

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Shrimp plant in Black Duck Cove won't be rebuilt; Seal Fest in St. John's

The Black Duck Cove shrimp plant won't be rebuilt, Gabe Gregory & Millie Dredge react; Lori McCarthy on a new event called Seal Fest.

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