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Newfoundland and Labrador’s fishing communities hitched to change

Conway Caines fishes out of Port Saunders, on the western side of the island’s Northern Peninsula. “Port Saunders is built on the fishery. Yes, there’s government jobs there, but if the fishing community wasn’t there, the government jobs wouldn’t be there. The hospital is there because the people are there. The forestry is there because the people are there. If the people wasn’t there — it’s no good bringing government jobs where there’s no community, no people.” Read the rest here 12:42