Fishing for Success
Above photo: Youth Cod Fishery members learn about the plastics that can be found in fish guts from Natalie Richard of MUN’s CLEAR Lab.
By Kimberly Orren
We are a Sea People, once described by Winston Churchill as the “world’s best small boatmen.” Yet an entire generation has come to adulthood since the cod moratorium. And those of us who may have grown up with our butts in a punt, now have children and grandchildren who spend more time on a virtual screen than at a splitting ...
Wooden Boat Heritage 2016
The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador recently hosted a series of successful events in St. John’s and Petty Harbour
New N.L. Fish Harvesters’ Union Being Proposed
It is being labelled as a “David versus Goliath challenge.”
A newly formed group is gauging interest in a new union that would represent Newfoundland and Labrador fish harvesters, breaking away from the long-standing Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW).
The charge is being lead by former Member of Parliament Ryan Cleary, well-known fishermen Richard Gillett of Twillingate and Jason Sullivan, a harvester and town councillor from Bay Bulls. The organizers kicked off the initiative at a ...