Tag Archives: Notre Dame Bay

David Boyd – No footprints in the snow

I write this from my son’s living room, high in the east-end hills of St. John’s, overlooking the bustling streets of Newfoundland’s capital city, and I think — yesterday I spent my day repairing Father’s old fishing premises, now mine, in a small fishing village in Notre Dame Bay — a world far removed from the consciousness of the decision-makers in the upper chambers of the Confederation Building, visible now through the early morning mist. And I think, I think as I watch my grandkids absorbed in their devices, of my own childhood in that small fishing village — a place I will not name because it could be any of hundreds of outport communities — of the freedoms we enjoyed and the idyllic childhood we shared with our parents in the fishing boats and stages of our youth. >click to read< 13:30

Five fishermen rescued from ice floe near Notre Dame Bay – had abandoned vessel that was rapidly taking on water

Five fishermen were airlifted from an ice floe last night after abandoning their vessel in the Notre Dame Bay area on the northeast coast of Newfoundland. Read more here 08:01