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NL Government Provides Update on Arrival of MV Legionnaire

Construction of the MV Legionnaire, the Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest 80-metre ice class ferry, is complete. The vessel is docked in Romania and will enter service when enhancements to the wharves at Bell Island and Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s are concluded. “Significant upgrades to infrastructure are required to prepare the wharves at Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s and Bell Island for the MV Legionnaire and this work is progressing. When the construction season begins again in ...

Thousands of Jobs at Risk in Northern Shrimp Fishery, FFAW Claims

The Fish Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor)  is stating that thousands of harvesting and processing jobs in rural Newfoundland and Labrador may be lost if the current fisheries management policies for northern shrimp are maintained. The FFAW is providing, what it calls, further details on the impact of sharp declines in the northern shrimp stock as outlined in Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) stock status report. “The implications of the stock status report, if they are ...