Brenda Grzetic

Seasonal Migration from rural fishery-dependent communities in Newfoundland, Canada.
This lecture discusses the dynamics of seasonal migration of displaced fishery workers who leave Newfoundland and Labrador for work in fish-plants in other provinces throughout Atlantic Canada. The focus will be on work and housing issues, points of conflict and the limits of investment.

Brenda Grzetic is a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies at Dalhousie University, Canada. Her research focuses on families' experiences of seasonal migration from rural fishery-dependent communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. This research is a continuation of the Coasts Under Stress research at Memorial University that studied the effects of fisheries restructuring on households. Her Masters focused on women's experiences of working on fishing boats.