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Closure of the 3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery

Sep 26, 2022

Closure of the 3KL Northern Cod Stewardship FisheryDFO advises harvesters that the 2022 Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery in NAFO Divisions

MEDIA RELEASE: Fiona Leaves Wake of Devastation for Inshore Harvesters

Sep 26, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Fiona Leaves Wake of Devastation for Inshore Harvesters September 26, 2022 Professional fish harvesters on the southwest coast

CALL FOR INTEREST: WOMEN’S REGIONAL MEETINGS

Sep 20, 2022

CALL FOR INTEREST: WOMEN’S REGIONAL MEETINGS  Are you interested in participating in FFAW-Unifor’s Women’s Regional Meetings? Women from all sectors

FFAW Launches Industrial Focused Safety Campaign

Sep 15, 2022

FFAW Launches Industrial Focused Safety Campaign September 15, 2022 ST. JOHN’S, NL – FFAW-Unifor, the largest private sector trade-union in

AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES INFO SESSIONS BY DFO

Sep 15, 2022

DFO is hosting a number of information sessions this month on Aquatic Invasive Species in your regions.   Harbour Breton

Special Bulletin – LCC statement on Seafood Watch rating of Canadian Lobster

Sep 9, 2022

This ranking is not based on sustainability concerns for those species, but rather the potential impact of gear entanglements on the North Atlantic Right Whale (NARW).

Fall Shrimp Price Negotiations

Sep 8, 2022

Fall shrimp negotiations were anything but good faith negotiations.  ASP and the processors asked harvesters to continue taking the below

Harbour Breton Sentinel Application 2022

Sep 8, 2022

Applications are now being accepted for the Harbour Breton cod sentinel site. Interested harvesters can obtain an application HERE.  

Labour Day Weekend Message

Sep 2, 2022

Unions like the FFAW work to better the lives of our members. Better pay. Better benefits. Better protection. Unions – for better.

CLOSURE WITHOUT CAUSE: Unprecedented Levels of Mackerel Call into Question Minister’s Decision to Close Fishery

Aug 29, 2022

“I’ve been at this for over 30 years and in all my years fishing, I have never seen better signs of mackerel – period.”

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