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Herring Mobile Gear Closing in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 24, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than 55 feet in length (16.76 m)

dfo-announcements

Herring Mobile Gear Opening in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 24, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than 55 feet in length (16.76 m)

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DFO Licencing operations during State of Emergency (3L Harvesters)

Jan 24, 2020

DFO would like to advise 3L harvesters that while the State of Emergency is in effect in St. John’s, regular Licencing operations are not available at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre.

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DFO INSHORE FISHERY OUTREACH MEETINGS (NAFO Division 3KL)

Jan 24, 2020

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans will host a number of meetings along the Northeast and East Coast of the island portion of the Province (NAFO Division 3KL)

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Amendment – Licence Extensions for 2020

Jan 24, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) advises that those fish harvesters who had their 2019 fishing licences manually amended by a DFO Fishery Officer or a DFO Licensing Officer to allow fishing until Monday, January 20

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DELAYED OPENING – Herring Mobile Gear in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 15, 2020

Due to impeding adverse weather conditions, Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the opening of the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay,

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New Partnership Brings Hope to Processing Workers on Northern Peninsula

Jan 15, 2020

FFAW-Unifor is optimistic this partnership will bring in more product and more stable work to the employees who have experienced a difficult few years due significant declines in shellfish raw material.

dfo-announcements

Herring Mobile Gear Opening in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Jan 13, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that the Herring fishery in St. Mary’s Bay, Herring Fishing Area 09 and Placentia Bay, Herring Fishing Area 10 for mobile gear vessels greater than 55 feet in length (16.76 m)

generalnews

Harvesters Call for Immediate Removal of Offshore Draggers from Vulnerable Cod Fishery

Jan 13, 2020

FFAW-Unifor launched a campaign today calling on the federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Bernadette Jordan, to immediately remove offshore draggers from the cod fishery on the south coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Demand Action on Seal Overpopulation

Jan 9, 2020

Sign the online petition now! The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) is calling on the federal government to

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