Column, Editor's Notebook, Editorial

Eat More Local Seafood

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” — Samuel Pepys: 17th century administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament. Being a navy officer, Pepys probably consumed his fair share of seafood back in...

Eat More Local Seafood Eat More Local Seafood
Column, News, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - December 2020

Passed On: Kenneth Fillier – Englee, N.L. mariner and fish plant worker

Fillier, 94, passed away on October 4 at the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. He was born on December 15, 1925 in Hampden, N.L. and moved to...

The Twine Loft - December 2020 The Twine Loft - December 2020
Column, News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - December 2020

Qalipu Launches Seal Oil Capsule Initiative

Funding provided through the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture Seafood Development Program is supporting the launch of WASPU, a new Indigenous brand seal oil capsule developed by the Qalipu First...

On the Waterfront - December 2020 On the Waterfront - December 2020
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

Our Fishery is Not Only Neglected, But for Sale

Imagine our centuries-old fishery taken over by a foreign country. Imagine a minister of fisheries representing our province’s interest rubber-stamping this proposal. Imagine the recommendation coming from a five-member, all-male board with little experience. The unimaginable above is truly our reality for...

Our Fishery is Not Only Neglected, But for Sale Our Fishery is Not Only Neglected, But for Sale
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

A So-Called U.S. Charity Receives Money from the Federal Government

The following letter was addressed to Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Bernadette Jordan and Minister of Environment and Climate Jonathan Wilkinson.   The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is an American-based animal rights organization headquartered in...

A So-Called U.S. Charity Receives Money from the Federal Government A So-Called U.S. Charity Receives Money from the Federal Government
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No Resolution in Sight for Moderate Livelihood Fishery Dispute

Above photo: Hundreds of people from as far away as Cape Breton attended a rally in Digby on Oct. 13. Kathy Johnson photo Confusion continues to reign supreme since a self-regulated, moderate ...

Lobster Trap Christmas Trees Celebrate Fishermen and the Season in Port Mouton, Cape Sable Island

Above photo: Buoys in memory of those lost at sea, those who have since passed on and in recognition of active fishers adorn the Municipality of Barrington’s lobster trap Christmas tree. Kathy ...
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Eat More Local Seafood

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” — Samuel Pepys: 17th century administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament. Being a navy officer, Pepys ...

The Twine Loft - December 2020

Passed On: Kenneth Fillier – Englee, N.L. mariner and fish plant worker Fillier, 94, passed away on October 4 at the Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. He was born on December 15, 1925 in ...
Final Voyages

University Helps Out Local Fishermen

Memorial University may be closed, but on the upside, it has given us access to one of its parking lots in Corner Brook to allow local fishermen to work on fishing gear while the pandemic is ongoin...

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