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Workers allowed to leave after protesters block exits at DFO

Protesters slowed traffic to a crawl Friday afternoon as workers try to leave the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in St. John's. The protesters are supporting...
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Province applauds DFO plan to do annual cod stock assessments

For 25 years, the industry has been hoping for a triumphant return of the Northern Cod fishery. But there is still no plan in...
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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...