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Navigator Magazine | 2016 | February | 26
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NLIFHA Expresses Concern with Recent Shrimp Resource Declines

The Newfoundland and Labrador Independent Fish Harvesters Association (NLIFHA) is extremely concerned that its members are again facing major potential cuts to their shrimp quotas based on the latest reports on the status of the resource. The NLIFHA was formed in 2004 and covers an area of 170 multi-species fish harvesters in the larger vessel fleet sector in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) division 3K fishing area in North eastern Newfoundland. Many of the associa...

FFAW to Protest Decision to Extend Offshore Cod Season in 3Ps

Fish harvesters in 3Ps, on the province’s south coast, will be holding a demonstration at the constituency office of the Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador on Friday, February 26 at 10:30am. The harvesters are calling on Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to immediately reverse a decision to extend the cod fishing season for offshore trawlers in the area. This decision comes after DFO committed to harvesters ...