Important information for FFAW-Unifor members on COVID-19.

Federal Support for Fish Harvesters

UPDATE: August 5, 2020 The federal government has just released details on the Fish Harvester Benefit and Fish Harvester Grant

Mental Health Resources

The effort to address COVID-19 is both extremely important for us all and poses a range of challenges on individuals

Inshore Fisheries Updates

Read the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting the inshore fishery.

Employment Insurance

The changes to Employment Insurance (EI) will allow self-employed fish harvesters and sharepersons to access EI benefits on the basis of insurable earnings from previous seasons.

Harvester Safety

Safe work practices for fish harvesters, developed in collaboration with fish harvesters and leading experts in health and safety. Reviewed by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald.

Direct Federal Support Needed for Plant Workers

The Government of Canada must implement a multi-faceted program of financial assistance for all fisheries workers to address the economic challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

View Meetings & Announcements

Stay up to date with news within FFAW, updates from around the fishing industry, member meeting times, DFO/DFA announcements, and more.

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Strength & Growth

FFAW-Unifor is made up of 15,000+ members.

3NO Directed White Hake Fishery Closing

DFO advises that the directed White Hake fishery in NAFO Division 3NO will close on August 10, 2020 at 20:00 hours.

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