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New west coast headquarters for Fisheries and Lands almost complete

Fisheries Minister Gerry Byrne got his first look Friday at a building in Corner Brook that will be home to more than 200 public...
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Fish harvesters march through downtown St. John’s to protest quota cuts

Hundreds of fish harvesters marched on the streets of downtown St. John's to send a message ahead of fishing season. They're not happy with...
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Ottawa announces funding for clean technology on fishing boats

Cars are getting greener and more energy efficient every year, but fishing boats have barely changed in decades. That's about to change after Ottawa...
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FISH-NL calls for halt on offshore seismic activity, but DFO researcher disagrees

After a groundbreaking study in Australia, some groups are calling for a halt on offshore seismic activity. But not everyone is convinced that underwater...
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Federal fisheries minister challenged about changing outdated rules

Federal fisheries minister Jonathan Wilkinson says he wants a prosperous fishery, but he was challenged in St. John's on Wednesday about a report given...
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Fish-NL says members need to start paying dues

In order to move forward with their second application for certification, Fish-NL is asking members who sign up to begin paying dues of $24...
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What will CETA mean for the fishery?

It's been a year since Canada and Europe implemented the biggest trade agreement of its kind. But what will CETA mean for the fishery?...
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Fisheries department signs $7-million deal for new digs in Corner Brook

The provincial fisheries department has signed a public-private deal for new digs in Corner Brook. It's a $7-million with a local contractor to replace...
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Changes to the recreational salmon fishery

On Saturday, all salmon rivers in the province closed to retention angling. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans decided to change the recreational salmon...
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Gerry Byrne hopes new federal fisheries minister cleans up Arctic surf clam quotas

Canada has a new fisheries minister after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday. Dominic LeBlanc moved to intergovernmental affairs, while Vancouver...