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.
COVID-19 Membership Surveys
The purpose of this survey is to understand the ongoing impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on our members. In
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.
Federal Support for Fish Harvesters
AUGUST 24 UPDATE — the application process for the Fish Harvester Benefit and Fish Harvester Grant is now open. Click
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.
Fishing Employment Insurance Changes Due to COVID-19
To start your claim or access your current claim call the EI Telephone Information Service at 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742) or for more
Mental Health Resources
The effort to address COVID-19 is extremely important, and poses a range of challenges on individuals and families as they
Inshore Fisheries Updates
Read the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting the inshore fishery.
Updates to Fishing EI Benefits due to COVID-19
February 15, 2021 – The changes to Fishing EI Benefits due to COVID-19 will be in place until September 25th 2021.