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Month: November 2020

Support Through the Provincial Government’s Small Business Assistance Program

November 23, 2020 – FFAW-Unifor encourages members to inquire about their eligibility for support through the Provincial Government’s Small Business Assistance Program. We are pursuing clarity on grant information to streamline
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World Fisheries Day 2020 – Message From the President

November 21, 2020 – November 21, World Fisheries Day, is a welcomed opportunity to reflect on the value of our fisheries, the related culture, and celebrate the contributions by all
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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Responds to 2020 DFO 3Ps Cod Stock Assessment

November 20, 2020 – For years, fish harvesters on the South Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador have been vocal about declining cod stocks in the 3Ps fishing area. The inshore fleets
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Changes to Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)

November 19, 2020 – Changes have been made to the requirements and deadlines for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA). CEBA has been expanded to enable businesses that continue to be
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Important Update Regarding the Fishing EI Changes

An update is available regarding important changes to Employment Insurance for fishers. However, all cases are different and the FFAW strongly advises members to contact the office of their local
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MEDIA RELEASE: DFO Closes Atlantic Mackerel Fishery as an Abundance of Mackerel Reached the Northeast Coast

November 14, 2020 – FFAW is calling on DFO to revise its approach to mackerel science so that a true understanding of the size of the stock can be understood. DFO
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