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Month: November 2016

A Perspective from a 3K Fish Harvester

11/29/2016 Shared by harvester Bobby Noble and written by a 3K fish harvester, this perspective on the current efforts to divide members of FFAW is well worth reading and sharing.
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News Release: Fish Harvesters Across Province Revoke Signatures on FISH-NL Cards

11/28/2016 For Immediate Release Monday, November 28, 2016 Fish Harvesters Across Province Revoke Signatures on FISH-NL Cards St. John’s – After weeks of hearing the misinformation presented by Ryan Cleary’s
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FFAW Women’s Advocate Program

11/25/2016 FFAW-Unifor Women’s Advocate Program A Women’s Advocate is a specially trained workplace representative who assists women with concerns such as workplace harassment, intimate violence and abuse. The Women’s Advocate
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Cleary reiterates offshore corporations’ arguments against inshore cod fishery

11/25/2016 For Immediate Release Friday, November 25, 2016 Cleary reiterates offshore corporations’ arguments against inshore cod fishery St. John’s – Today, FISHNL’s Ryan Cleary called into question whether there should
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A Cod Management Plan that Works for the Fishing Economy of this Province

11/24/2016 On October 11, 2016 Newfoundland and Labrador Groundfish Industry Development Council (NL-GIDC) Chair Jim Baird delivered a presentation on the 2016 stewardship northern cod fishery and the proposal that
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Groundfish Industry Development Council Presentation on the 2016 Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery

11/24/2016 On October 11, 2016 Newfoundland and Labrador Groundfish Industry Development Council (NL-GIDC) Chair Jim Baird delivered a presentation on the 2016 northern cod stewardship fishery and the proposal that
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Fish Harvesters Recognize the Return of Northern Cod on World Fisheries Day

11/21/2016 For Immediate Release Monday, November 21, 2016 Fish Harvesters Recognize the Return of Northern Cod on World Fisheries Day St. John’s – Fish harvesters throughout Newfoundland and Labrador are
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Changing Perceptions One Member at a Time

11/16/2016 By Tina Pretty, FFAW-Unifor Women’s Coordinator It may seem like a small thing but just learning a bit more about your union can change a person’s perception and turn a
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Letter to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Calling for the Re-opening of the Mackerel Fishery

11/16/2016 On October 14, 2016, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced the closure of the NL Mackerel fishery. This year harvesters experienced increases in catch levels compared to previous
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Lobster Incomes Triple Thanks to Higher Prices

11/15/2016 Perhaps it is because we are located next to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Maine, but the Newfoundland and Labrador lobster fishery has never received the attention and appreciation
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