N.L. hunger striker gets to speak with federal fisheries minister

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The federal fisheries minister has spoken with a celebrity fisherman on a hunger strike to bring attention to what he calls Ottawa's dire mismanagement of stocks ranging from crab to capelin.

A spokeswoman for Dominic LeBlanc said the fisheries minister spoke with Richard Gillett for more than an hour on Thursday evening, covering a broad range of issues.

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