Outside Buyers Allowed in Cod Market as Fishermen Protest in St. John's, Old Perlican
Buyers from outside the province will have a 14-day window to purchase cod from Newfoundland and Labrador harvesters, according to the province's fisheries minister.
Gerry Byrne's announcement comes as members of the The Fish Food And Allied Workers Union set up on the waterfront in St. John's Monday morning, giving their cod catches away for free to protest what they say is a processors' refusal to buy it.
Union members are also protesting outside the Royal Greenland plant in Old Perlican, and the FFAW said...
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