30 Years Since the Cod Moratorium
Three decades have come and gone since the cod moratorium was announced on that fateful day in 1992.
I was just 12 years old growing up in Calvert at the time and the cod fishery was the heart and soul of the southern shore from Trepassey to Bay Bulls, just like the communities so many of you called home.
My family remained in the fishery after the moratorium, but many others did not. Over 30,000 people lost their livelihoods that day and the landscape of our province was forever change...