The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Changes in the fishery #nlpoli

Your humble e-scribbler was on The Broadcast with Jane Adey, discussing the campaign to split the inshore fishermen from the FFAW.  Give it a listen if you missed it: CBC podcast. Three points: First, there are a couple of conflicts of interest inherent in the union.  One is the conflict between the interests of inshore ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Protesting too much? #nlpoli

FFAW boss Earle McCurdy responded on Friday to comments by OCI’s Martin Sullivan that the FFAW, among other things, had threatened to shut OCI down and had proposed closing the Fortune plant in exchange for trying to get some provincial government money to help OCI refurbish the Marystown plant. Here are Earle’s comments as reported ...