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Apr 6, 2020

LOBSTER TAG PICK UP – FFAW OFFICE CORNER BROOK   For those that had their Lobster Tags sent to the

Apply Now for the CERB

Apr 6, 2020

The application process for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is now open. Apply quickly via your CRA My Account

Inshore Fishery Update – April 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

The Inshore Council passed a resolution to recommend delaying all inshore fisheries until at least May 1st.

Fish Processors Put Profits Over People in Push to Open Fishery

Apr 3, 2020

Fish Processors Put Profits Over People in Push to Open Fishery April 3, 2020 Fish harvesters and plant workers are

FFAW Speaks with DFO Minister Jordan

Apr 2, 2020

Today FFAW President Keith Sullivan and Secretary Treasurer David Decker spoke with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans

Notice to Fish Harvesters – Delayed opening to the Newfoundland and Labrador Snow Crab Season

Apr 2, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada advises that while the management approach for the 2020 Newfoundland and Labrador Snow crab fishery has not been finalized, the fishery will not open before April 20, 2020.

COVID 19 – Inshore Fishery Update

Apr 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 Over the past week, FFAW committees and staff have been working hard behind the scenes to assess

Applying for the CERB? You need a CRA My Account

Mar 31, 2020

If you intend to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), you must have a CRA My Account through

New Information on EI – FAQs

Mar 26, 2020

If you are a fish harvester or plant worker who cannot return to work due to COVID-19 and your EI claim has expired, and you have no income, you are eligible for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit.

Crab Fishery Postponed in Light of COVID-19 Concerns

Mar 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 This evening,  the elected snow crab committee members have made the decision to recommend that DFO postpone

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