STO­RIES OF SALT WA­TER AND STORMY WEATHER

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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.

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