News in Review Cod Moratorium 20 Years Later

News in Review Cod Moratorium 20 Years Later

July 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of a government-imposed moratorium on Newfoundland’s northern cod fishery. The action, taken by the federal Conservative government of Brian Mulroney, put 40,000 people out of work in Newfoundland and devastated hundreds of communities that depended on fishing as their primary industry.

  • 2012
  • 00:15:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012
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