Maintaining & Growing an Important Relationship

As the union representing all inshore fish harvesters in the province, FFAW-Unifor works diligently to mitigate any impacts the oil and gas industry has on the fishing industry.

Overview

Oil and gas activities in Newfoundland and Labrador have surged exponentially over the last decade.

Advocacy

At the onset of any offshore program, oil and gas companies typically conduct public consultations in the areas adjacent to their planned activities.

Programs & Research

FFAW has lobbied for research to be undertaken on the effects of seismic on fish species and their habitat.

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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.

Fixed Gear Herring Closings in NAFO Division 3L (HFA 5-8)

DFO advises that the tuck/bar seine herring fishery for Bonavista Bay, Trinity Bay, Conception Bay and Southern Shore (Herring Fishing Areas 5, 6, 7 and 8) will close at 20:00 hours on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

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