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4R ATLANTIC HALIBUT – FIFTH SEASONAL OPENING DATE

Sep 27, 2019

Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL and Southern Labrador, will open

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2019 2J3KL Cod Stewardship Fishery- Catch & Gear Limits as of Sept 29th

Sep 26, 2019

DFO reminds fish harvesters of the following changes to the base authorized weekly limits and maximum authorized number of nets commencing September 29th.

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Fixed Gear Herring Openings in NAFO Division 3L (HFA 5-8)

Sep 24, 2019

The tuck/bar seine herring fishery for Bonavista Bay, Trinity Bay, Conception Bay and Southern Shore, (Herring Fishing Areas 5, 6, 7 and 8) will open

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Reports of Significant Farmed Fish Mortality on South Coast

Sep 23, 2019

FFAW-Unifor has received numerous reports of a significant number of dead farmed salmon on the south coast of the island.

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Expanding Knowledge of Atlantic Mackerel Spawning Behaviour

Sep 21, 2019

This article was originally published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Union Forum Magazine, written by Dr. Erin Carruthers, FFAW-Unifor

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Rod and Rita Roul – Partners in Life and in Fishing

Sep 21, 2019

“It was one of the best decisions we ever made. It secured a future for us here in Newfoundland,” Rita says.

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Steady Wave of Women have Taken to Fishing Over the Years

Sep 21, 2019

This article was originally published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Union Forum magazine, written by Tina Pretty, FFAW-Unifor Women’s

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Fishing – It’s a Family Affair

Sep 21, 2019

Neil and Cara are a young family making their living in the fishery.

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Harvester-Led Cod Sentinel Survey in 25th Year

Sep 21, 2019

The data collected has provided a long-term index to better understand northern cod around Newfoundland and Labrador and shows the critical role fish harvesters play in the processes for fisheries science.

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FFAW Meets with Premier, Minister Byrne and Minister Coady

Sep 20, 2019

Today, FFAW representatives met with Premier Dwight Ball, Minister Gerry Byrne and Minister Siobhan Coady to discuss important issues related

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