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Response to ASP Grievance on Crab Tie-Up – What the Decision Means and Next Steps

Statement from Greg Pretty, FFAW-Unifor President February 21, 2024  The 2023 crab tie-up was an extremely difficult time for the entire province and our members in both fishing and processing.
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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW NORTHERN COD GRADED ‘A’ FOR SUSTAINABILITY

ST. JOHN’S, NL – This month, FFAW-Unifor’s Northern Cod (2J3KL) Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) was awarded a Grade A by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) – an internationally recognized seafood
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MEDIA RELEASE: Commercial Cod Harvesters Opposed to Drastic Increases in Rec Fishery

ST. JOHN’S, NL – Commercial fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are calling for stricter monitoring of the recreational cod fishery in the province and assert that unaccounted for removals
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🔴📣BONAVISTA BAY (5A) CRAB FLEET MEETINGSFFAW will be holding a meeting for Crab Harvesters in Bonavista Bay (5A) at the following dates and times: Eastport SUF - 10am Thursday Feb. 29th Kings Cove Knights of Columbus Building - 2:30pm Thursday Feb. 29th Indian Bay Town Hall -1pm Friday March 1 A Brief Market Update and the previous and upcoming crab seasons will be discussed. This will include a discussion on the Strategic Team Review Report released in November and a brief overview of science. ... See MoreSee Less
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🔴📣 LARGE SUPP AND FULL TIME CRAB FLEET MEETINGFFAW will be holding a meeting for ALL Crab Harvesters in the Large Supp and Full Time Crab Fleet on Tuesday Feb. 27th at 1:30pm at the Fairfield in St. John's, NL. A Brief Market Update and the previous and upcoming crab seasons will be discussed. This will include a discussion on the Strategic Team Review Report released in November and a brief overview of science. ... See MoreSee Less
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🔴📣 Membership meeting - 3Ps supplementary fleet - ClarenvilleThere will be a meeting for the 3Ps supplementary crab fleet on Thursday February 29th at 11 am at the Clarenville Inn. Discussion will be around the upcoming advisory and other pertenent issues. Staff representative Dwan Street and Inshore Council representative Jamie Barnett will be in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less
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🔴📣 Membership meeting - Southern HarbourThere will be a meeting in Southern Harbour at the Community Centre on Monday February 26th at 10 am. Discussion will be on the upcoming snow crab advisory and other pertenent issues. Staff representative Dwan Street and Inshore Council representative Jamie Barnett will be in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less
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🔴📣Membership meeting - PlacentiaThere will be a meeting in Placentia on Tuesday February 27th at 10 am at the Star of the Sea to discuss the upcoming crab advisory and any other pertenent issues. Staff representative Dwan Street and Inshore Council representative Jamie Barnett will be in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less
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