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FFAW Accepting Applications for Lost Gear Retrieval in Fortune Bay

Oct 15, 2020

FFAW is now accepting applications for the retrieval of lost gear in Fortune Bay. Retrieval will take place over the

Webinar Series

Oct 14, 2020

Financing and Fish Harvesting: In this webinar, Roseanne Leonard from the NL Association of Community Business Development Corporations, talks about financing

Job Posting: Communications Officer (1-year contract)

Oct 8, 2020

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (1-YEAR MATERNITY LEAVE CONTRACT) About the Position: FFAW-Unifor is seeking a full-time Communications Officer to fill

3L SHRIMP CAP LIFTED

Oct 6, 2020

The 3L shrimp committee have reviewed the Cap and effective immediately the Cap for 3L Shrimp Harvesters has been lifted.

Retirement of Secretary-Treasurer David Decker

Sep 24, 2020

The Nomination Period for the position of Secretary-Treasurer will open on October 9. Nominations close on October 22. Further communications will be sent to members with details of the Nomination requirements.

MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls for Halt to Acquisition of Quinlan Brothers by Royal Greenland

Sep 22, 2020

The elimination of Quinlan Brothers as competition means that three large processing companies now control approximately 75% of all fish processing in the province, and close to 85% of the lucrative shellfish processing in the province.

The Union Forum – Summer/Fall 2020

Sep 21, 2020

The latest edition of the Union Forum magazine is available online.

FFAW Webinar Series – Financing and Fish Harvesting

Sep 21, 2020

The first webinar in the series is now available to view online. “Financing and Fish Harvesting” with Roseanne Leonard, Managing Director of the NL Association of Atlantic Association of CBDCs.

Applications Open for Gear Retrieval Project in Placentia Bay

Sep 14, 2020

FFAW is now accepting applications for the retrieval of lost gear in Placentia Bay. Retrieval will take place over the

Project to Collect Lost Fishing Gear Kicks Off in Bay St. George

Sep 3, 2020

This week kicked off a two-year project by FFAW-Unifor to retrieve lost fishing gear around the province as part of a larger national effort to remove ghost gear from Canadian waters.

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