This Week On â€˜Global Currents’â€¦
â€œThe Stamp Fishery: Loss of a Dreamâ€
Saturday, October 28th at 7 p.m. ET/PT (60 mins.)
The Stamp Fishery: Loss of a Dream takes a critical look at the ailing fishing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador and how communities are left dependent on employment insurance (EI) due to generations of over-fishing and government enforced quotas. Through the eyes of two reluctant â€œstamp fishersâ€ – whose family have fished the shores for nearly 100 years – the Johnson brothers take viewers on a journey of revelations, examining how this EI policy has impacted all sectors of the province’s economy, leaving more than half of its population dependent on Canadian taxpayers’ money.
About â€˜GLOBAL CURRENTS’: Global National’s Kevin Newman hosts this critically acclaimed documentary series committed to revealing extraordinary perspectives and issues affecting all Canadians. Each one-hour, independently-produced documentary represents the talents of Canada’s best socio-political, environmental, humanist and scientific documentary filmmakers.
Other documentaries in the series include:
* Somba K’e â€“ The Money Place â€“ November 4
* DecAIDS: Anything is Possible â€“ November 11
* 100 Days of Freedom â€“ November 18*
* Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey â€“ December 9*
* The Diaries of Friedrich Kellner â€“ December 16* (new)
* New date
Broadcast schedules are subject to change.