February 2023 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union


Snow Crab Assessment Update Highlights Importance of Collaborative Research with Harvesters  

Feb 27, 2023

The Post-Season Snow Crab Survey is a success story that must be modelled in other fisheries research programs, such as that of mackerel and northern shrimp.


MEDIA RELEASE – DFO’s Massive Mackerel Mishap: Harvesters Call for Fishery Reopening

Feb 27, 2023

February 27, 2023 The Atlantic Mackerel Advisory Committee (AMAC) Meeting is taking place this week in Halifax, where industry and


MEDIA RELEASE: DFO Mismanagement, Final Nail for Northern Shrimp Fishery   

Feb 24, 2023

“We saw excellent catch rates and increased distribution of the resource in last year’s fishery and if DFO had completed the RV Survey as planned, the northern shrimp fishery may have moved into a less concerning zone, from critical to cautious.”


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW-Unifor Meets With Federal NL Caucus

Feb 23, 2023

February 23, 2023 ST. JOHN’S, NL – FFAW-Unifor met with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Federal Liberal Caucus this afternoon to call


2023 Applications for Crab Fishing Area 3BC in NAFO Division 3K are Available

Feb 20, 2023

Feb. 20, 2023 2023 Applications for Crab Fishing Area 3BC in NAFO Division 3K are Available DFO wishes to advise


MEDIA RELEASE: Fiona Affected Harvesters Still Waiting on Government Support 

Feb 17, 2023

February 17, 2023 Just two months out from the upcoming fishing season, fish harvesters affected by Hurricane Fiona are still


ASP and FFAW Discuss Upcoming Crab Season

Feb 16, 2023

FFAW and the Association of Seafood Producers (ASP) are holding a joint news conference this morning at 11:00am to announce


3K4 Crab Meeting in Baie Verte on Monday, February 27.

Feb 14, 2023

There will be a meeting for the 3K4 crab fleet at the Baie Vista in Baie Verte on Monday, February


DFO Cancels Northern Cod and Shrimp Assessments for 2023

Feb 9, 2023

February 9, 2023 – The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is once again failing to deliver on important assessments


FFAW-Unifor Meet With NL PC Caucus to Elevate Harvesting Sector

Feb 9, 2023

FFAW-Unifor were pleased to receive an invitation to meet with the NL PC Caucus this morning, February 9th, at Confederation

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