Matching Articles"Fishery" (Total 108)

  • On 10 December 1894, two of Newfoundland and Labrador's three banks closed their doors and never opened them again.
  • The salt-cod fishery was a mainstay of Newfoundland and Labrador's economy throughout the 19th century.
  • The industrialization of Newfoundland and Labrador's fisheries during the late 20th century changed the way people in the province worked and lived.
  • In the years before 1914 generally rising prices (including prices for seal products) helped make the Newfoundland economy comparatively buoyant.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador's climate and soil have not been conducive to agriculture, but outport isolation and poor fishery incomes have made farming crucial.
  • Although it is often described in different terms, the expedition that led to the discovery of Newfoundland was primarily an economic enterprise.
  • Decades of overfishing in Newfoundland and Labrador during the 1990s caused the northern cod stocks to collapse and resulted in a moratorium
  • European fishers had been working off Newfoundland and Labrador's coasts for about 100 years by the turn of the 17th century.
  • The rise of the industrial, frozen fish sector did not solve all the problems of the fishery, as many had hoped.
  • As fishing technology became more complex and efficient during the 20th century, it changed Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry
  • Throughout the nineteenth century, Newfoundland and Labrador's economy centred on its ability to export goods to foreign buyers.
  • It became advantageous for Great Britain to have a fishery based in Newfoundland as conditions of market and competition changed.
  • In 1939, Newfoundland produced 1.5 million pounds of frozen groundfish. With the outbreak of World War II, however, the industry took off.
  • The years between 1940 and 1969 saw dramatic changes in the Newfoundland fishery.
  • Almost from the beginning of the rise of the frozen fish industry in the early 1940s, the government began to offer assistance.
  • Until well into the 20th century, Newfoundland's primary economic activity was in the fisheries.
  • Most accounts of work and labour are incomplete, since most historical records do not recognize work outside the exchanges of the market.
  • The fishery closure ended almost 500 years of fishing activity in Newfoundland and Labrador, where it put about 30,000 people out of work.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador's historic cod fisheries attracted fishing fleets for five centuries before being shut down indefinitely.
  • The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) were a time of social upheaval in Europe, but brought economic prosperity to Newfoundland and Labrador.