Furey says changes to cod catch are an ‘affront’ to N.L. in letter to federal fisheries minister

In a letter to Diane Lebouthillier, dated July 3, Furey says the provincial government is concerned about the changes, announced June 26. “Changes that provide increased access to foreign fleets, coupled with the risk of overfishing, are an affront to the patience and commitment to stewardship demonstrated by the hardworking harvesters and processors of this province,” says Furey in the letter, posted to X, formerly known as Twitter. “The province simply cannot support fish being harvested by foreign countries at the expense of our own harvesters.” Furey’s letter is the latest public rebuke by N.L.’s Liberal government — currently the only provincial Liberal administration in the country — of the federal Liberals. more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 14:51

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