THERE WAS NOTHING ‘FISHY’ ABOUT IT. Cod fishermen in Newfoundland were giving away fish on August 12. It was part of an action to end what their union called “an illegal lockout”. And it worked: the ban on selling fish to out-of-province processors was lifted.
STEVE DRAKE WANTED HIS DEATH TO MATTER. He didn’t want to be just one more dead coal miner. His son, Steve Jr., promised to make sure his dad wasn’t. He had no idea how hard it would be to keep that promise.