Newfoundland Fisherman Continues Hunger Strike Protest After Call From Minister
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Canadian Press] - April 21, 2017
St John's, N.L. — A Newfoundland fisherman is continuing his hunger strike over what he says is Ottawa's dire mismanagement of stocks, despite getting a phone call from federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc, his mother says.
Linda Gillett said Friday that her son Richard Gillett spoke with LeBlanc on Thursday, but isn't ready yet to give up his protest.
"He's not accepting that, he wants it in writing that he (LeBlanc) will meet with him," said Gillett.
She said her son is entering the ninth day...
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