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OIL SPILL EXPERIMENTS CANCELLED AFTER FFAW INTERVENES

July 12, 2024 An FFAW demand has been successfully answered as the Union received formal news from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) today the two planned offshore
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Unifor Canada Issues Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Lebouthillier Demanding Intervention

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Harvester Enterprise Loan Program Open for Application Beginning July 16

FFAW has received confirmation that the Harvester Enterprise Loan Program will be open for application beginning next Tuesday July 16. PLEASE NOTE: Loans are on a case-by-case, first-to-apply basis. Harvesters
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David Vardy Takes Aim at NL MP’s for Failure to Advocate for Provincial Input and Public Review in Commercial Northern Cod Decision

 David Vardy is Princeton-trained economist that has held a number of executive positions in the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government, including Clerk of the Executive Council, president of the Marine
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Federal NDP Issues Letter to Minister Lebouthillier in Support of FFAW-Unifor’s Position on Northern Cod

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CHECK YOUR CAPELIN PRICE!!!

Last year there were problems with harvesters being paid the incorrect price per pound for their capelin. If you’re uncertain of the price you should be getting paid, email a
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2J SHRIMP CAPS BUMPED

The 2J shrimp committee has bumped caps by 60,000 lb per boat. Please note, this is not per share and the increase is effective as of Friday, July 5.
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Premier Andrew Furey Issues Letter to Minister Lebouthillier Supporting FFAW’s Position

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Unifor Canada Supports Call for Reinstatement of Stewardship Fishery

Canada’s largest private sector union, with more than 315,000 members across the country, issued a strong statement of support for FFAW’s petition for the Government of Canada to return the
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3Ks SHRIMP CAPS BUMPED

The 3Ks shrimp committee has bumped caps by 60,000 lb per boat. Please note, this is not per share and the increase is effective immediately.
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Petition for Return of Northern Stewardship Fishery

FFAW-Unifor’s petition (e-5057) to the House of Commons for the return of the Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery is now published for signature. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION With the
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Spring/Summer 2024 Issue of the Union Forum Magazine

CLICK HERE to read the Spring/Summer 2024 issue of the FFAW-Unifor Union Forum Magazine
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