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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Federal fisheries minister challenged about changing outdated rules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...
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Expansion planned for St. John’s Harbour’s small-boat basin to improve safety

St. John's Harbour has become more associated with the oil industry in the past two decades, but it remains an important fishing port. But...
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New Harbour fish plant not opening this year

Workers at the fish plant in New Harbour have learned that the plant will not be opening this year.
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FFAW says Labour Board numbers support them in fight against FISH-NL

The FFAW says the Labour Relations Board has confirmed its membership numbers at more than 9,000. The union argues that means FISH-NL did not...