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The Last Harvest – End of the Newfoundland Cod Fishery

Gerald Cooper, in Trinity Bay, on his last day of fishing in 1992 when the Canadian government banned cod fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador. Photo by Greg Locke © 1992 Copyright.   It’s a cold, foggy day in the fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland. It’s just 20 kilometres south of downtown St. John’s, but it feels much farther. There is not much activity or […]

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