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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.

JOB POSTING – Staff Representative (Industrial/Retail/Offshore)

Aug 28, 2020

Click here for the job description and application information for the position of Staff Representative (Inshore). Applications are due no

JOB POSTING – Staff Representative (Inshore)

Aug 28, 2020

Click here for the job description and application information for the position of Staff Representative (Inshore). Applications are due no

3Ks Shrimp Cap Lifted

Aug 27, 2020

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

How is Your Fish Harvester Benefit & Grant Payment Calculated?

Aug 25, 2020

The Benefit will cover income losses beyond a 25% threshold for the 2020 tax year when compared to 2018 or 2019. The maximum benefit is $10,164.

Application Portal for Fish Harvester Grant and Benefit

Aug 24, 2020

The application process is now available for the fish harvester benefit and grant.

Federal Government Announces Changes to Employment Insurance Benefits

Aug 21, 2020

These new changes will help processing workers, other seasonal workers as well as those who have lost their jobs or have reduced hours due to the pandemic.

MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW-Unifor Welcomes New Premier and Fisheries Minister

Aug 19, 2020

“What is needed most right now is a champion for our province’s inshore fisheries that will stand up for harvesters and work to strengthen the wild fishery which is the backbone of rural Newfoundland and Labrador,” says Sullivan.

Fortune Bay Fish Harvesters-Accepting Applications_Deployment to Place Lobster Settlement Trays

Aug 18, 2020

Pending project approval the FFAW is accepting applications from Fortune Bay Fish harvesters for a one day deployment to place

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