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FFAW Critical of DFO’s Shrimp Plan

FFAW-Unifor announced today that it strongly objects to DFO’s decision to move forward with drafting an unachievable rebuilding plan for northern shrimp at a meeting in Montreal. The FFAW said in a release that it’s members are the largest stakeholder...

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Price Setting Panel Sides with Processors on Fall Shrimp Price

After siding with the FFAW’s proposal on the summer price of Northern shrimp, the Newfoundland and Labrador Standing Fish Price Setting Panel has accepted the processors’ price for the fall price. The Panel announced it has accepted the Association of...

Price Setting Panel Sides with Processors on Fall Shrimp Price Price Setting Panel Sides with Processors on Fall Shrimp Price
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Marine Institute Receives Funding for Eelgrass Restoration

Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced today that the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador will receive $4.7 million over five years for a project to help restore...

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New Licence to be Issued for Arctic Surf Clams in 2018

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced it is introducing a fourth licence for Arctic surf clams representing 25 per cent of the existing total allowable catch (TAC) for 2018. The new entrant to the Arctic surf clam fishery...

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Quebec Private Equity Firm Creates $140-Million Lobster and Crab Group

The Montreal-based private equity firm, Champlain Financial, has purchased Riverside Lobster of Nova Scotia and will merge the company with Cheticamp Fisheries, which it purchased in May 2017. The primary products of Riverside and Cheticamp are lobster and snow crab. The...

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FFAW Critical of DFO’s Shrimp Plan

FFAW-Unifor announced today that it strongly objects to DFO’s decision to move forward with drafting an unachievable rebuilding plan for northern shrimp at a meeting in Montreal. The FFAW said ...

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FFAW Critical of DFO’s Shrimp Plan

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