The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has warned its employees that its $56.8-million budget-cutting plan (which runs from now to 2014. Employees have been told by officials that the department will soon be significantly smaller, and responsible for fewer things. The changes include an already-announced controversial move to shut down the Maritime Rescue Sub Centre in St. John’s. Memos obtained by the CBC say that DFO is “winding down or shedding non-core programs,” as part of “key transformations” intended to render a more modern style of managing fish stocks, ecosystems, aquaculture and vessels.
CBC Radio interviews Indy editor Hans Rollmann
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
Rollmann's recent column "Owning up to a Big problem" struck a chord with many in Labrador, and on the island as well.
CO2 levels rise to unprecedented highs in human history
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 4, 2013 July 15, 2022
For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) reached a concentration of 400 parts per million in early May. But the mainstream…
Penashue dodges CBC reporter’s question … again
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● April 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
On March 5 CBC reporter Peter Cowan asked former Labrador MP Peter Penashue how donation errors were made in his 2011 campaign. Penashue dodged the…