Fishery follies. Really Fred Winsor? Conservation chairman, Sierra Club Canada

Noah-Davis Power’s letter “A meaningful moratorium.” The Telegram, Aug. 7 identifies several key issues which have plagued the fishing industry, but have never been appropriately addressed. They include how we fish, and how we manage our fisheries. Regarding how we fish, neither the Canadian government, nor the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have ever effectively acknowledged and addressed overfishing from bottom trawling – that process where fishing vessels tow large steel doors and heavy steel rollers across the ocean floor. Read the rest here 09:03

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