December 2020 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Responds to Rebuilding Plan for Atlantic Cod in 2J3KL

Dec 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 – FFAW-Unifor finds the Rebuilding Plan for Atlantic Cod prepared by DFO discouraging. The approach outlined in the

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Commercial Seal Harvest

Dec 22, 2020

DFO reminds sealers that the Commercial Seal harvest remains closed in all areas to all Seal harvesters and all fleets based in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Various Shellfish Fisheries Closing

Dec 22, 2020

DFO advises that the Scallop, Squid and Whelk fisheries in Fishing Areas 1 to 14, NAFO Divisions 2GHJ, 3KL, 3Ps, and 4R, as well as the 3Ps Sea Cucumber and 3Ps Shrimp fishery will close on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 2359 hours.

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Atlantic Halibut Length-Weight Project in 3Ps

Dec 21, 2020

DFO advises that the closing date for participants in the 3Ps Atlantic Halibut Weight-Length Project (Vessel Class A287) has been extended to 1800 hours on January 31, 2021.

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Funding from Atlantic Fisheries Fund for Improved Lobster Equipment

Dec 18, 2020

December 18, 2020 – Earlier this year, FFAW submitted a proposal to the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) that would allow lobster

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License Renewal Notice to Fish Harvesters – Final Notice

Dec 18, 2020

All commercial fish harvesters are reminded to review their 2020 licenses in the National Online Licensing System (NOLS) at https://fishing-peche.dfo-mpo.gc.ca as soon as possible to confirm

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Groundfish Fisheries closed for the 2020 Season

Dec 17, 2020

DFO reminds fishers that the following Groundfish fisheries are closed for the Newfoundland and Labrador-based fleets:

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Important Update to the Provincial Government’s Small Business Assistance Program

Dec 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 – The Provincial Government has announced an extension of the Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) to December

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REMINDER – 3Ps Cod for Inner St. Mary’s Bay Fleet

Dec 14, 2020

DFO advises that the directed cod fishery in the Area 10 portion of NAFO Subdivision 3Ps(c),(f) and (h) for vessels based in inner St. Mary’s Bay

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The Union Forum – Fall/Winter 2021

Dec 14, 2020

Click here to read the latest issue of the Union Forum – Published December 2020 

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