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FFAW and Processors Form N.L. Groundfish Lobby Group

On April 8, the union representing fishermen and plant workers in Newfoundland and Labrador announced it has teamed up with some of the province’s fish processors to form the N.L. Groundfish Industry Development Council (NL-GIDC), with the goal of...

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Incentives, Risks and Safety

Safety is a big concern in the fishery, as this issue of The Navigator illustrates. Fishing is widely reputed to be the most dangerous occupation in the world. There are certainly long histories and many stories of tragic losses of...

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You Can’t Fix It — Part III

As the Seafaring Legend was sinking, Captain Corey Starkes and his crew faced monumental odds attempting to survive. One crewmember, Max Pittman, was unable to help himself, Corey became snagged in debris and rope, both life rafts were submerged,...

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Controversial LIFO Policy Under Review: Prominent Economist Says Offshore Shrimp Fishery Provides More Benefits to Province

The federal government finally announced it will be setting up a committee to review the much-debated and hotly contested last in, first out (LIFO) policy. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced that a ministerial advisory panel will perform an...

Controversial LIFO Policy Under Review: Prominent Economist Says Offshore Shrimp Fishery Provides More Benefits to Province Controversial LIFO Policy Under Review: Prominent Economist Says Offshore Shrimp Fishery Provides More Benefits to Province
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3Ps Cod Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

A southern Newfoundland cod fishery recently gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, demonstrating that it is possible for struggling fish stocks to recover and reach sustainability benchmarks that benefit both nature and communities. The MSC...

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FFAW and Processors Form N.L. Groundfish Lobby Group

On April 8, the union representing fishermen and plant workers in Newfoundland and Labrador announced it has teamed up with some of the province’s fish processors to form the N.L. Groundfish ...

Incentives, Risks and Safety

Safety is a big concern in the fishery, as this issue of The Navigator illustrates. Fishing is widely reputed to be the most dangerous occupation in the world. There are certainly long histories ...
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Controversial LIFO Policy Under Review: Prominent Economist Says Offshore Shrimp Fishery Provides More Benefits to Province

The federal government finally announced it will be setting up a committee to review the much-debated and hotly contested last in, first out (LIFO) policy. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans ...

On the Waterfront — May 2016

3Ps Cod Fishery Achieves MSC Certification A southern Newfoundland cod fishery recently gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, demonstrating that it is possible for struggling fish ...
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