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Month: June 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Northern Peninsula Shrimp Fleet Facing Crisis 

MEDIA RELEASE: Northern Peninsula Shrimp Fleet Facing Crisis  June 30, 2022 The 4R shrimp fleet met in Hawke’s Bay today to discuss the assault on inshore owner-operators by the Association
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Companies Paying Below Minimum Price is a Clear Violation of Collective Agreement

It is a violation of the agreement between ASP and our Union to pay less than the minimum price. Plant owners pressuring harvesters to opt out of the pricing agreement
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Northern Cod Sentinel Survey – Opening the Door for More Harvester-Led Science 

Each year, approximately 40 fish harvesters from around the province contribute vital data on catch rates, biological characteristics, geographical distribution, and more. The data collected has provided a long-term index
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MORE Panel Decision on Summer Shrimp

Click here to read a comprehensive response to the Panel’s decision on Summer Shrimp.
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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls for Government Action in Recognition of Moratorium Anniversary

“In some ways, I don’t believe government learned their lesson from the northern cod moratorium. DFO is still allowing draggers and factory freezers in areas where inshore harvesters are struggling,
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Lobster Settlement Tray + Green Crab Fukui Pot Deployment Application Placentia Bay

Applications for the lobster settlement tray in Placentia Bay are now available, with the additional component of mitigating of green crab. The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 7th 2022
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Complete the Atlantic Halibut Tagging Program Survey for a Chance to Win $1000.00!

The Marine Institute is giving you the chance to win one of three prizes of $1000.00 each by completing a short and simple survey! The Atlantic Halibut tagging program provides information
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MEDIA RELEASE: Panel Decision Opposite of Strong Market Indicators, Harvesters Outraged  

June 28, 2022 ST. JOHN’S, NL – Shrimp harvesters across the province are outraged by the result of the Standing Fish Price Setting Panel’s decision to set the minimum price
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Panel Price Decision on Shrimp

Shrimp harvesters across the province are shocked by the result of the Standing Fish Price Setting Panel’s decision today to set the minimum price for summer shrimp at just $0.90/lb.
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Total Allowable Catches for the 2022 2J3KL Stewardship Fishery

Total Allowable Catches for the 2022 2J3KL Stewardship Fishery Yesterday evening, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) released the total allowable catch (TAC) information for the 2J3KL Northern Cod
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