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Gerry Byrne to push for more fisheries funding in meeting with Dominic LeBlanc

Fisheries Minister Gerry Byrne vows to pressure Ottawa for more research and enforcement funding for Newfoundland and Labrador. Byrne will meet with federal minister...
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Fishermen keep close eye on ice conditions as crab season approaches

Sea ice can be a fisherman's worst nightmare. Last year, it cost thousands of dollars in repairs and lost quotas. Now, as those harvesters...
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Proposed changes to Fisheries Act get mixed reviews

There was mixed reaction Wednesday to proposed changes to the federal Fisheries Act. The FFAW is declaring victory for the independence of inshore harvesters,...
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Federal Liberals introduce changes to Fisheries Act

The federal Liberals have introduced amendments to the Fisheries Act and they're drawing applause from the FFAW. Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced the changes...
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Genetic research funding will have spinoffs for fishery, mining and oil sectors

When you think of genetics, you likely don't relate the word to the fishery, mining, or the oil and gas industry. But funding announced...
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Big changes coming in fishery, harvester says at conference

The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation is meeting with industry players in Gander this week. One fish harvester says big changes are coming, and...
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Fisheries ministers discuss Arctic surf clam quota battle

Provincial Fisheries Minister Gerry Byrne met with his federal counterpart, Dominic LeBlanc, on Thursday. He expects an announcement on the Atlantic fisheries fund soon....
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Grand Bank mayor lashes out at Ottawa for reassigning clam quota

The mayor of Grand Bank is lashing out at the federal government after Clearwater Seafoods lost part of a quota to an indigenous fisheries...
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Harbour authorities discuss challenges of changing fishery

Harbour authorities from across the province are in Gander this week to discuss the challenges of a changing fishery. NTV's Colleen Lewis reports.
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Accountant says federal tax changes will cost fishing industry

An accountant representing many fishing enterprises expects proposed federal tax changes will come at a high cost to the industry. NTV's Colleen Lewis reports.