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Input from Third-Party Organizations Could Aid in Facilitating Industry Change

A number of weeks ago I responded to an article I read published in the Globe and Mail about the Northern cod population and the future of the fishing industry. The article laid out the complex web of challenges created by the convergence of industry and economic development needs, political pressures, conservation requirements and the available scientific information. In showing that web, the article highlighted the questions within which the industry remains ensnared: Does anyone ...

Opposition Questions N.L. Premier About CETA Fisheries Fund

Keith Hutchings, Official Opposition Critic for Intergovernmental Affairs, is asking, “Is Premier Ball preparing to give up minimum processing requirements (MPRs) in our province’s fisheries as part of the CETA trade deal with the European Union without getting the full $280-million Fisheries Investment Fund that Ottawa agreed to give this province?” “In May 2015, when the federal government of the day tried to renege on their Fisheries Investment Fund agreement, our government said ...