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


“Someone, reach out and save me in this eleventh hour”: Brian Tobin and the Turbot War

Dec 29, 2021

On the heels of the northern cod moratorium in 1992, fueled by the role foreign trawlers had played in depleting the cod stock, concerns began to be raised that European factory trawlers were overfishing turbot on the Grand Banks.


Rising from the Ashes: The Collapse of Northern Cod and the Transformation of a Province

Dec 28, 2021

“By 1992, the fishery was already dead. John Crosbie just confirmed it.”


2J3KL Groundfish Advisory Committee Meeting

Dec 7, 2021

DFO’s 2J3KL Groundfish Advisory Committee Meeting was held virtually earlier today to discuss a number of groundfish species, noting that


Herring Mobile Gear Opening in St. Mary’s Bay and Placentia Bay for >55′ fleet

Dec 7, 2021

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.21.343B       Dec. 6, 2021   Herring Mobile


MEDIA RELEASE: DFO is Weakest Link in New ‘Weak Rope’ Policy

Dec 2, 2021

The message from harvesters across the province this week has been clear – a weak link gear modification policy has no place in the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery.

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