STORIES OF SALT WATER AND STORMY WEATHER
COD COLLAPSE The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland’s Saltwater Cowboys by Jenn Thornhill Verma
$22.95 | Paperback 264 pages
In 1992, the cod moratorium put some thirty thousand fishers across Newfoundland and Labrador out of work. These were journalist Jenn Thornhill Verma’s people. Encompassing memoir and history, Cod Collapse traces a lost way of life, digging into the stories of the author’s own family, including her Pop, one of the province’s original “saltwater cowboys,” a fisher on the southeastern shores of Newfoundland.
ATLANTIC CANADA’S GREATEST STORMS
By Dan Soucoup
$21.95 | Paperback 232 pages
Where there’s a storm, there’s a story, and over the centuries Atlantic Canada has experienced more than its fair share of weather-related disasters. Atlantic Canada’s
Greatest Storms chronicles many of the most dramatic and tragic storms that have struck the east coast, from 1745’s Grand Armada Tragedy to 2017’s Ice Storm. In this accessible narrative, author Dan Soucoup recounts the winter blizzards, floods, tornadoes—and even tsunamis—that have created havoc in Atlantic Canada.
A FUTURE FOR THE FISHERY Crisis and Renewal in Canada’s Neglected Fishing Industry
by Rick Williams
In A Future for the Fishery, author Rick Williams, research director for the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters and former professor of social policy, examines the reality of the fishery as a dynamic economic sector in rural-coastal regions across Canada—regions that desperately need renewal. This timely read alerts industry and government decision-makers to a looming demographic crisis in the fisheries workforce and explores strategies to attract and retain new labour supply.