The Canadian Press

1994-04-19 | Fish Aid

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Ottawa changed the rules for unemployed fishery workers in Atlantic Canada. In the future they had to be re-trained, or work at government-sponsored jobs to qualify for weekly assistance. The move ended the "passive" nature of aid extended for more than two years to 20-thousand workers affected by declining fish stocks. Human Resources Minister Lloyd Axworthy said the idea was to put people back to work.

Date: 1994-04-19
Placeline: ST JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we're putting in place of a 1.9 billion dollar program that will have a five-year time frame don't give people enough chance to make serious choices and serious involvement in developing new careers going back to work helping to redevelop and reset the communities they live in >>