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Lobster Fishermen Reminded of Safety as Season Starts

Lobster fishermen in southwest Nova Scotia are reminded to stay safe as they launch the start of their season Monday, Nov. 30. "Fishermen have led the change to improve safety across the fishing industry with more man-overboard training and an increased use of personal flotation devices," said Kelly Regan, Nova Scotia Minister of Labour and Advanced Education. "I urge all fishermen to continue with the great progress they've made, and keep safety a priority as they head out to sea this ...

FFAW Releases Report Card on Provincial Party Commitments

The FFAW-Unifor has released its report card on the election commitments of the provincial parties on issues of importance to its members. “This election is important to our members and their families,” FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan stated. "While a new federal government provides hope for critical changes in fisheries management, the provincial government still has a vital role to play in ensuring that the people of Newfoundland and Labrador receive the maximum benefit from the ...