Monday, April 12, 2010


The Umiak I will be running into a blockade of skidoos today.

The Vale Inco ship is making its way into Edward’s Cove.

Striking workers with the United Steelworkers Union Local 9508 are out on the ice protesting.

Darren Cove is the President of the Union.

Cove was in Nain over the weekend to support the protesters.

He is also out on the ice today to support the workers.

One of the OKalaKatiget radio reporters is also out on the ice and will have a full report later.

Workers at the Voisey’s Bay mine site have been on strike since August 2009.

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