The Disaffected Lib: It’s a Poacher’s Paradise in Harperland

Just when we thought our prime ministerial jackass had given the West Coast his worst, he pulls another trick on us.   This time it’s all about giving free licence to poachers besetting our shellfish and fish stocks. Was a time, pre-Harper, when the Department of Fisheries & Oceans actually attended to things like fisheries ...

The Disaffected Lib: One Fish. One Point Seven Million Dollars. Adios, Blue Fin.

It’s a record.  A 222kg blue fin tuna was sold for $1.7-million (155m yen) at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market.  High bids traditionally mark the year’s first auction at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Even the buyer, sushi chain owner Kiyoshi Kimura, who also paid out the record price last year, said the cost was “a bit ...