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The Twine Loft – June 2024

Passed On: Trevor Childs — Lark Harbour, N.L. fish harvester Childs, 44, passed away on April 21, 2024 in Lark Harbour. He was born on May 27, 1979. Childs will be greatly missed by everyone in Lark Harbour, York Harbour and the whole fishing community.   Passed On: Nicholas Skinner — Lark Harbour, N.L. fish harvester Skinner, 26, passed away on April 21, 2024 in Lark Harbour. He was born on April 24, 1997. Skinner will be missed by everyone in Lark Harbour, York Harbour and the ...

What is the Future of the N.L. Fish Price Setting Panel?

For nearly two decades, the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery has contended with the influence of the Standing Fish Price Setting Panel. For the last two years, the Panel’s inability to avoid protests, delays and a general sense of unrest amongst the fishery has brought the institution’s validity into question. The “need” for a panel was highlighted by Richard Cashin, one of the founders of what became the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW), in the 2005 Cashin Report. At ...