Newfoundland fisherman continues hunger strike protest after call from minister

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ST. JOHN"S, N.L. — The mother of a hunger-striking fisherman says her son is continuing his protest of what he says is Ottawa"s dire mismanagement of stocks, despite getting a phone call from federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc.

Linda Gillett says her son Richard spoke with LeBlanc on Thursday and wants a commitment of a meeting with the minister in writing before he will agree to give up his protest.

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