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New Sustainability Assessment Makes Recommendations to Grow Northern Cod Stock

An independent assessment completed by SAI Global on behalf of WWF-Canada and the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) confirms that the Newfoundland northern cod stock has grown significantly since 2006, but cautions that numbers are far below what they were during the peak commercial success of the fishery. In 2015, FFAW-Unifor, the Seafood Producers of Newfoundland and Labrador, Fogo Island Co-op and WWF-Canada agreed to work together to rebuild the fishery off Newfoundland...