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



Nov 29, 2021

This is an urgent reminder for ALL FISH HARVESTERS to participate in the following virtual meetings taking place this week.


Closure of the 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery

Nov 26, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.21.341B   2021-289   Nov. 26, 2021   Closure of


Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting Emergency Closures due to Significant Rainfall – Southwest Coast of Newfoundland and South Coast Labrador

Nov 26, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   PUBLIC NOTICE   pn.21.026B       Nov. 25, 2021   Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting Emergency


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

Nov 24, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.21.340B   2021-288   Nov. 23, 2021   3Ps –


World Fisheries Day

Nov 21, 2021

The owner-operator, inshore fishery is entrenched in the cultural, social and economic fabric of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the past, present and future of our coastal communities and it’s what we fight to protect every single day.


MEDIA RELEASE: Non-Fishing Mortality Remains Key Concern in South Coast Cod Update

Nov 19, 2021

“Having the offshore draggers stop fishing cod in 3Ps was the first step to helping the stock, but the federal government has repeatedly failed to act on seal overpopulation. We cannot fully protect this stock if the ecosystem imbalance is not first understood and addressed.”


4R Herring – Change to Management Measure

Nov 19, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.21.339B   2021-287   Nov. 18, 2021   4R Herring


MEDIA RELEASE: DFO Policy Puts Harvester Lives and Livelihoods at Risk

Nov 18, 2021

A new ‘weak rope’ gear policy being implemented will have negative implications for fish harvesters – including risks to safety, an unknown cost burden, and significant potential for increased environmental waste.


Extend the Canada Recovery Benefit and Fix EI

Nov 16, 2021

November 16, 2021 – The federal government’s decision to end the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) before implementing a permanent fix for


Fixed Gear Herring Fishery Opening in NAFO Division 3K (HFA 4)

Nov 12, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.21.337B   2021-286   Nov. 12, 2021   Fixed Gear

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