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Red Bay, Labrador UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sep 25, 2020

On behalf of Red Bay Basque Whaling Station World Heritage Site, DFO wishes to remind Mariners that the harbour at Red Bay, Labrador (51⁰43’36.93″N 56⁰25’46.28″W)

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4RST ATLANTIC HALIBUT – FIFTH SEASONAL OPENING DATE FOR THE NL INSHORE FIXED-GEAR FLEET

Sep 24, 2020

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut hook and line (long line) fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RST, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in Western NL

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Retirement of Secretary-Treasurer David Decker

Sep 24, 2020

The Nomination Period for the position of Secretary-Treasurer will open on October 9. Nominations close on October 22. Further communications will be sent to members with details of the Nomination requirements.

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Fixed Gear Herring Closings in NAFO Division 3L (HFA 7- Conception Bay)

Sep 23, 2020

DFO advises that the tuck/bar seine herring fishery for Conception Bay (Herring Fishing Area 7) will close at 12:00 hours (noon) on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

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2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery – Extension to 2J Season

Sep 23, 2020

FO advises harvesters that the Stewardship Cod Fishery in NAFO division 2J will be extended to 1800hrs Saturday October 10, 2020.

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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls for Halt to Acquisition of Quinlan Brothers by Royal Greenland

Sep 22, 2020

The elimination of Quinlan Brothers as competition means that three large processing companies now control approximately 75% of all fish processing in the province, and close to 85% of the lucrative shellfish processing in the province.

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The Union Forum – Summer/Fall 2020

Sep 21, 2020

The latest edition of the Union Forum magazine is available online.

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FFAW Webinar Series – Financing and Fish Harvesting

Sep 21, 2020

The first webinar in the series is now available to view online. “Financing and Fish Harvesting” with Roseanne Leonard, Managing Director of the NL Association of Atlantic Association of CBDCs.

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Amended conditions for NAFO division 3KL Winter Flounder(Blackback) are now available.

Sep 18, 2020

DFO advises harvesters that the Winter Flounder (Blackback) conditions have been amended to reflect recent changes to fishing areas in Trinity Bay.

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2020 2J3KL Cod Stewardship Fishery Fall Fishery and Reminder of 3KL Catch Limits

Sep 18, 2020

As per the 2020 Conservation and Harvesting Plan (CHP), DFO reminds 3KL fish harvesters who opted for Fall Fishery that the season commences at 06:00 hours on September 20, 2020.

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