December 21, 2014 - 23:27
Keith Sullivan, president of the Fish, Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW), objects to generalized, grey-cloud talk of “issues” in the industry, but he has joined representatives from all parties in the province’s House of Assembly in speaking out publicly on a specific issue tied to shrimp quota cuts.
December 21, 2014 - 23:25
Robin Quinlan wants to see available cod quota used to bring value to the industry, as shellfish landings drop off.
December 21, 2014 - 23:20
There are clear indications of recovery in the province’s once-devastated cod stocks. And it has industry players looking at what comes next.
December 21, 2014 - 23:06
Steven Aylward is making the seven-hour ride to the Baie Verte area, but he doesn’t want to go it alone. Aylward works in St. John’s, but he has family on the other side of the island and he’s going home for the holidays.
December 21, 2014 - 23:01
Eastern Health’s paramedicine and medical transport team recently packed the back of four ambulances with toys, food and clothes for the Salvation Army.
December 21, 2014 - 22:57
Patrick Hickey will cut Christmas at home a bit short this year, but for a good reason — he’s leaves Christmas Day for an expedition to the Antarctic, a two-week educational excursion with Students On Ice.
December 21, 2014 - 22:35
Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the “Profumo Affair,” a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70.
December 21, 2014 - 22:34
Bob Simpson, a meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died.