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Fishers need dialogue, not explanations

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Scientists don’t need to do a better job of explaining themselves to fishers — they need to do a better job of listening to them.

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No, Margaret Wente, all is not forgiven

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Margaret Wente says a recent trip to Fogo Island changed her view of Newfoundland. No, it hasn’t.

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Dear people of Newfoundland and Labrador…

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“I’ve seen many blue and red governments come and go, taking turns at the reins, going around in the same cycles of boom and bust, hope and loss.”

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The missing election issue: Free Trade’s assault on jobs

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Looking at the election platforms of our three major parties, it becomes clear there are issues that the politicians don’t want to talk about. Unfortunately, they are precisely the issues that most affect the livelihoods of Canadians.

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Big Brother is watching — but why? And should we care?

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Revelations of federal government surveillance of protests and public lectures may hint at the Harper government’s sense of “vulnerability”, says MUN grad student

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CETA “not about trade”

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In the first of this 5-part series: What the North American Free Trade Agreement has taught us, and the implications of another treaty based on the neoliberal “free trade” ideology

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CETA trade deal trades us away

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Guest columnist Jonathan Parsons says Globalisation is set to make further inroads in Newfoundland and Labrador under the Canadian European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement.

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Cleary continues call for fishery inquiry; Ashfield already says no

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New Democrat MP Ryan Cleary has continued his call for an inquiry into the province’s fishery, and has committed to using his available private member’s bill this Fall to ask the House of Commons to grant him one. “Our future is threatened,” Cleary told reporters. “It is threatened by a lack of vision. It is threatened by the absence of a rebuilding plan. It is threatened by apathy in all quarters.” Cleary says that the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ past mismanagement of the fishery leads him to believe that it cannot be trusted to properly manage it in the future under the status quo. He says the commission would investigate the effectiveness of the current management system and the state of fisheries science. It would also investigate fisheries enforcement and quotas. Meanwhile, Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield said in a statement Monday there will be no inquiry into the…

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Aquacultured

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Fishers and aquaculturalists get to the bottom of pesticide concerns

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A tale of two countries: Part 1

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Fish Bones by John Andrews

In this special 3-part series, columnist Hans Rollmann takes a hard look at the fisheries in this province and spells out what’s happening, along with his opinion on the costs

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