FFAW-Unifor has received numerous reports of a significant number of dead farmed salmon on the south coast of the island. Fish harvesters have long raised concerns over the possible environmental
Month: September 2019
This article was originally published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Union Forum Magazine, written by Dr. Erin Carruthers, FFAW-Unifor Fisheries Scientist. For many years, Newfoundland fish harvesters have reported
“It was one of the best decisions we ever made. It secured a future for us here in Newfoundland,” Rita says.
This article was originally published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Union Forum magazine, written by Tina Pretty, FFAW-Unifor Women’s Coordinator. I was recently asked by a long-time fish harvester
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
Today, FFAW representatives met with Premier Dwight Ball, Minister Gerry Byrne and Minister Siobhan Coady to discuss important issues related to the fishery and the impacts of oil and gas
Today 40 fish harvesters were gathered in Baie Verte to discuss critical issues they’re facing around a lack of processing capacity in the region and a lack of buyers for
Fish harvesters gathered in St. John’s today to speak out against the cartel-like behaviour of the province’s fish processing companies.
The Association of Seafood Producers (ASP) is trying to achieve through economic threats what it chose not to achieve at the negotiating table. For the past month, members of ASP