Women have been the backbone of the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery for centuries. Earning that recognition is reshaping the maritime world.
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.
The Canada-European Union free trade agreement is coming. Labrador and Newfoundland are both part of Canada. Sadly, but ultimately, Canada controls our fisheries.
With spring comes new life, and a thawing reminder of human activity’s cumulative effects on the natural environment.
A writer’s account of jigging their first cod…
A man from Happy Valley-Goose Bay was fined $4,000 for illegally fishing Atlantic salmon with a net and $1,000 for fishing after the end of the season. Meanwhile, two others have pleaded guilty to the charge of fishing with a net in inland waters; fish and wildlife enforcement officers observed both men this Summer setting a net in North West Brook near the community of Trinity. They were fined $4,000 each. All of the violations were uncovered through tips from the public. All three men have 18 months to pay the fines and is prohibited from fishing inland or within 30 metres of coastal waters for three years. Source: CBC
It’s not definitive, but we still made a list; online travel adviser Cheapflights.com offered its top 10 fishing destinations today – and Newfoundland scored the 8th spot. Also on the list: Sutherland (Scotland), Phuket (Thailand), Florida Keys (USA), Cape Town (South Africa), Sicily (Italy), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Montauk Point (USA), Puget Sound (USA), and Victoria (Australia). Source: TVNZ
On Sunday, Bruce Bourque had his video camera with him in Flatrock.
Martin heads to Glovertown and hears about The International Grenfell Association