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Protesters rally in support of fisherman on hunger strike

With a hunger striker already on its doorstep, DFO had protesters to contend with as well today. The protesters stepped up activities forcing a shutdown...
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Protests against quota cuts spread across province

Protests against cuts to crab and shrimp quotas are spreading all over the province. Organizers are warning the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to...

DFO issues statement in response to fisherman on hunger strike

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has issued a statement in response to a hunger strike by fisherman Richard Gillett that has gone on...
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Protesting shrimp harvesters end occupation after getting signed agreement

Protesting shrimp harvesters briefly occupied the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building in St. John's on Friday. They left after getting what they say...

No charges laid against protesting shrimp harvesters

A protest by shrimp harvesters at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building in St. John's ended Friday afternoon with no charges being laid. The...
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Shrimp harvesters protest quota cuts

Dozens of shrimp harvesters from across central Newfoundland gathered on the steps of the DFO building in Grand Falls-Windsor on Wednesday. They're protesting a...
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Another blow for fishery as snow crab quotas cut by 22 per cent

There was more bad news Monday for the fishing industry. DFO has cut crab quotas by 22 per cent, as shellfish stocks continue to...
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Shrimp quota cuts called ‘devastating’ and a ‘crisis’

The province's shrimp industry received devastating news on Friday. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has cut the inshore quota for Area 6 by...
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Nothern cod recovering but still in ‘critical zone,’ DFO finds

The cod stocks are recovering, but they're not back yet. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans released its findings on the Northern Cod on...
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DFO finds snow crab stocks dramatically declining

A week after bad news about shrimp stocks, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans released more bad news about the state of snow crab...