CBC; “1-year commercial cod moratorium ordered for northern Gulf of St. Lawrence”

CBC; “1-year commercial cod moratorium ordered for northern Gulf of St. Lawrence”

Two days after the 30th anniversary of the 1992 cod moratorium that decimated the Newfoundland and Labrador economy, Ottawa has closed commercial cod fishing in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

On Monday, Fisheries and Oceans Minister Joyce Murray announced a one-year ban on directed commercial fishing in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence in order to give young fish time to reach maturity…

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