Skip to content

Month: December 2016

Inshore Rescue Boats (IRB) Program

12/21/2016 In 2017 the Inshore Rescue Boats (IRB) training camp will start on May 2nd and finish on May 18th. The training camp is quite intensive. Each successful candidate will
Read More

Women’s Advocates Offer Support During the Holidays

12/21/2016 We associate the holiday season with celebration, family gatherings, gift giving and lights. Unfortunately, we also need to remember that during the season there is an increase in domestic
Read More

News Release: FISH-NL Fails to Win Support of Fish Harvesters

12/20/2016 For Immediate Release Tuesday, December 20, 2016 FISH-NL Fails to Win Support of Fish Harvesters St. John’s – In a clear sign of insufficient support, FISH-NL announced today that
Read More

Legal Challenge to Owner-Operator Policy Threatens Independent Inshore Fishery

12/14/2016 For Immediate Release Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Legal Challenge to Owner-Operator Policy Threatens Independent Inshore Fishery St. John’s – A legal challenge to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Read More

WWF-Canada and FFAW-Unifor release action plan for rebuilding northern cod fishery

12/07/2016 ST. JOHN’S – WWF-Canada and Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW-Unifor) released their action plan today for rebuilding northern cod in Newfoundland and Labrador. The comprehensive action plan is a milestone in a Fishery Improvement
Read More

Statement on the Loss of Christian Brun

12/05/2016 It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we mourn the death of our dear friend, Christian Brun. As the President of the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation and
Read More

Why FFAW-Unifor Will Not Debate Ryan Cleary

12/02/2016 It is not our job to help Mr. Cleary with his credibility problems. FFAW has a proud history of representing our members. This is not an election campaign. It
Read More

The Union Forum – Winter 2017

Click here to read the Winter 2017 edition of the Union Forum magazine.
Read More

FFAW-Unifor Brief to Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on Changes to the Fisheries Act

12/01/2016 The federal Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans is currently undertaking a review of the Fisheries Act. FFAW-Unifor submitted a brief to the committee outlining our recommendations. The brief
Read More

Proposal for Income Improvement/Enterprise Retirement Program for Fish Harvesters in Placentia Bay

12/01/2016 After consultation with harvesters in the area, FFAW-Unifor has submitted a proposal for an income improvement/enterprise retirement program for fish harvesters in Placentia Bay. While the proposal has not
Read More