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DFO Consultations on Fishery Monitoring Policy and Marine Mammal Protection

Nov 26, 2018

11/26/2018 Today in St. John’s, DFO began consultation sessions on Fishery Monitoring Policy and Marine Mammal Protection. In these consultation

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FFAW Marks World Fisheries Day with Advocacy on Parliament Hill

Nov 23, 2018

11/23/2018 This week FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan was in Ottawa meeting with Members of Parliament and Senators to discuss Newfoundland

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World Fisheries Day Message – November 21, 2018

Nov 21, 2018

11/21/2018 Today, fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are celebrating World Fisheries Day. In the history of our Union, tens

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DFO Reverses Decision to Grant Controversial Sea Cucumber Allocation

Nov 20, 2018

11/20/2018 DFO has reversed its previous decision to grant an inshore allocation to a corporation that was partnered with a

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Invitation to Attend Lobster Industry Reseach & Innovation Workshop in Corner Brook

Nov 20, 2018

11/20/2018 Springboard Atlantic and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency are bringing together the lobster industry with the research capacity at

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Meetings on New Snow Crab Management Approach

Nov 20, 2018

11/20/2018 DFO is hosting important meetings on a new management approach (precautionary approach) for snow crab around the province this week. The

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Oil Spill at White Rose Oil Field

Nov 17, 2018

11/17/2018 On Friday, November 16, Husky Energy reported an oil spill at the White Rose field, approximately 350km southeast from

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DFO Science Lacks Respect and Consideration for Fish Harvesters

Nov 16, 2018

11/16/2018 Fish harvesters are expressing their frustration with what they feel is a lack of respect and consideration from the

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Government Relations Update

Nov 15, 2018

11/15/2018 This article written by Jessica McCormick, Assistant to the President, was originally published in the Winter 2018-19 edition of the

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Upcoming Meetings for all Fish Harvesters

Nov 15, 2018

11/15/2018 The FFAW is holding a series of meetings in the following locations for all harvesters. Staff representatives and FFAW

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