February 2021 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

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Fixed Gear Herring Opening – HFA’s 09 and 10 – gillnets

Feb 26, 2021

DFO advises that the herring fishery for fixed gear vessels using gillnets in St. Mary’s Bay (HFA 09) and Placentia Bay (HFA 10) will open at 0600 hours on Monday, March 1, 2021.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Snow Crab Assessment Update Shows Positive Signs

Feb 26, 2021

February 26, 2021 – Snow crab harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are cautiously optimistic following an overall positive assessment update

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

Feb 25, 2021

February 25, 2021 –  The Provincial Government has announced an extension of the Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) to March

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3Ps – Herring Mobile Gear Opening in HFA 09 and 10 for <55' fleet

Feb 24, 2021

DFO advises that the Herring fishery in HFA 09 (St. Mary’s Bay) and HFA 10 (Placentia Bay) for mobile gear vessels less than 55 feet in length (16.76 m) will open at 0600 hours on Monday, March 1, 2021

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Reminder: 2021 Area Selection Applications Available for 3L Inshore Crab Harvesters

Feb 24, 2021

DFO wishes to remind crab harvesters that applications are available at their area licensing centers and detachment offices for the following Inshore Crab Fishing Areas 5A, 6A, and 6B

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Cod Sentinel Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Feb 23, 2021

Cod Sentinel Program FAQs   1. What is the Cod Sentinel Program? It is widely believed that the lack of

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REMINDER: SEA CUCUMBER EMERGING FISHERY IN CRAB FISHING AREA 3A – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Feb 23, 2021

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador Region), is seeking Expressions of Interest for the potential issuance of new temporary Emerging Sea Cucumber

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3Ps Cod Fishery Closing

Feb 23, 2021

DFO advises that the 3Ps directed cod fishery will close to all fleets at 2400 hours on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

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Applications for Crab Fishing Area 3BC in NAFO Division 3K are Available

Feb 19, 2021

DFO wishes to advise inshore crab harvesters in Crab Fishing Areas 3B (White Bay) and 3C (Green Bay) in NAFO Division 3K that applications for CFA 3BC are now available.

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2021 NL ELECTION UPDATE

Feb 15, 2021

The recent spike of COVID-19 cases in the province has prompted the decision for Public Health to take measures back

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