The Canadian Press

2015-06-18 | NL Missing Fishermen

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Residents and local officials are calling for changes to federal regulations after the deaths of three crab fishermen in Newfoundland's Placentia Bay. Provincial government member Calvin Peach says federal restrictions meant the fishermen wound up in an open speedboat for a second crab quota rather than the longliner they had nearby. (The bodies of the fishermen were recovered yesterday after they left Tuesday night in a seven-metre open boat to check their crab pots. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.)

Date: 2015-06-18
Placeline: ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << is the terrible tragedy that happened and the end may have been prevented can't say that I could have been there may have been prevented at DFO had their regulations in place that they wouldn't have to be so strenuous and then you know what hope for the fishermen have the collector in it and then kind of condition go >>