On the Waterfront – June 2017
DFO Wins Controlling Agreement Legal Challenge
In a May 5 ruling, Federal Court Justice Cecily Strickland has upheld the Department of Fisheries and Ocean’s (DFO) policy on controlling agreements between fishermen and corporations.
DFO has always maintained that individual fishermen, not corporations, are allowed to hold and control inshore licences.
However, this rule was challenged in federal court recently by of Cartwright, Labrador fisherman Kirby Elson.
Elson was appealing a ...
Cold Water Cowboys Season Four Kicks Off Tonight
Captains and crews of Discovery’s Cold Water Cowboys reprise their fight against unforgiving Atlantic waters in season four tonight.
This season will bring some new faces, with others notably absent. Lifelong fisherman and son, Calvin and Kurtis Kerrivan and fourth-generation Skipper Lee Pond, join Rick Crane, Morris Anstey and Paul Tiller for an all-new, eight-episode season of the original Canadian series.
From Paperny Entertainment, the eight-part series follows the brotherhood of ...