Tag Archives: Fisheries Minister Vaughn Granter

Despite years of delays, still no action from Newfoundland government on direct fish sales to consumers

“We’ve gone out again to the interest groups in the province, and we’ve asked them to come back to us with some of the issues, or some underlying issues that they might have,” Granter said. “Then I’ll evaluate that and see where we go from there.” That statement by Granter actually represents a big step backward for the government. In 2010, the government received a report which concluded that direct selling of fish is already happening on a huge scale in the province. The report was kept under wraps from 2010 until the summer of 2014,,, Read the rest here

Fisheries Minister Vaughn Granter Optimistic About Revisiting LIFO

ffaw old perlican lifoThe Fisheries Minister says he’s cautiously optimistic that when provided the evidence, the federal government will abandon the LIFO policy. The latest in a series of protests against shrimp quota allocations was held in Old Perlican by the FFAW yesterday. Vaughn Granter says the province categorically doesn’t support the last-in, first-out policy. He says if the federal government doesn’t back off, it will mean total devastation for some coastal communities. Audio, Read the rest here 07:10