Editor's Notebook, Editorial

A Small Fish in a Big Pond

For generations in Atlantic Canada, the fishery was a small, insular industry where fishermen harvested fish and sold it to a local merchant.

The fishing seasons changed, but the process remained pretty much unchanged for hundreds of...

A Small Fish in a  Big Pond A Small Fish in a Big Pond
News, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - March 2019

Passed On: William Parsons – Salmon Cove, N.L. labour leader

Parsons passed away on January 26 at the Carbonear General Hospital following a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. He left his home in Flatrock...

The Twine Loft - March 2019 The Twine Loft - March 2019
News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - March 2019

Cooke Acquires Seajoy Seafood

Cooke Inc. recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the Seajoy Seafood Corporation group, one of the largest vertically integrated, premium shrimp farms in Latin America.

I always said the measure of a person is the number of people at their funeral service.

Donald’s service was in Ferryland on Tuesday, January 15. The day was really bad, gale-force, Northeast winds, drifting snow that...

A Tribute to Donald V. Graham A Tribute to Donald V. Graham
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

Seals Continue to Destroy Our Fisheries

I would like to add my voice to those that disclaim the recent information provided by DFO’s (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) Dr. G. Stenson (In The cull question: Part I, published in the Jan. 16 edition of The Central Voice).

‘High probability’ Atlantic Cod Could be Extinct in Southern Gulf by Mid-Century

It appears the days for the Atlantic cod stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence (SGSL) could be numbered, with the species being eaten into extinction by grey seals. “Based on current grey ...

FISH-NL Prepares for Second Membership Drive

Last fall, the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) stated it was not going away anytime soon and it appears to be sticking to those words. The fledgl...
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The Twine Loft - March 2019

Passed On: William Parsons – Salmon Cove, N.L. labour leader Parsons passed away on January 26 at the Carbonear General Hospital following a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. He left his home ...

On the Waterfront - March 2019

Cooke Acquires Seajoy Seafood Cooke Inc. recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the Seajoy Seafood Corporation group, one of the largest vertically integrated, premium shrimp ...
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For generations in Atlantic Canada, the fishery was a small, insular industry where fishermen harvested fish and sold it to a local merchant. The fishing seasons changed, but the process remained ...

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