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Plant workers protest outside Workplace N.L.

A small group of plant workers protested in front of Worplace NL on Thursday. They want a safety sector council put in place for...
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Paul Lane calls for new all-party committee on fisheries crisis

Independent MHA Paul Lane is criticizing the government for not taking enough action on recent challenges facing the fishery. He wants the House of...
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FFAW accuses FISH-NL of inciting protests to support union drive

The FFAW is accusing a breakaway group of fish harvesters of taking advantage of challenges in the fishery to support their own union drive....
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Protesters leave DFO to march on FFAW, but union won’t meet demands

Protesting fishermen turned their attention from DFO to the FFAW on Monday. They marched on the FFAW building to demand a meeting with union...
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Richard Gillett returns to protest site day after ending hunger strike

Richard Gillett's 11-day hunger strike came to an abrupt end Sunday when he was taken to hospital by ambulance. But that didn't stop him...
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Ambulance takes hunger striking fisherman to hospital

Fisherman Richard Gillett has been taken to hospital by ambulance after spending 11 days on a hunger strike outside the DFO building in St....
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DFO announces annual cod stock assessment as fisherman continues hunger strike

DFO has announced it will conduct annual cod stock assessments starting next winter. Meanwhile, fisherman Richard Gillett has hit the one-week mark with his...
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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...
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CETA fishery fund officially dead as Liberals create Atlantic Fisheries Fund

The province's fishing industry is getting a $100-million cash injection from the federal government. The money is part of a new $325-million Atlantic Fisheries...
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Student researcher promotes cod pots over hooks, lines and nets

There may be an evolution coming to the commercial cod fishery. That's the hope of a student researcher at the Marine Institute who believes...