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Month: May 2015

Increased Focus on Marketing Needed for NL Cod Resource

05/29/2015 The need for a focus on marketing of our cod resource is evident following a decision by the price setting panel to reduce the price paid to harvesters for
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Federal government breaks sharing agreement with NL halibut harvesters

05/21/2015 The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced today that it will no longer honour the longstanding stable sharing arrangement on the Gulf of St. Lawrence halibut quota.
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Ice conditions creating hardship for harvesters and plant workers

05/01/2015 Today, FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan wrote to Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, requesting the federal government extend Employment Insurance benefits, or the equivalent, to fish
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