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2017 N.L. Shrimp Price Drops Below $1/Pound

The beleaguered Newfoundland and Labrador Northern Shrimp industry received more bad news recently ...

Protest at FFAW Headquarters Over for Now

More than 50 disgruntled fishermen gathered at the provincial office of the Fish, Food and Allied ...

Richard Gillett Back at DFO Protest

The day after ending his 11-day hunger strike, Richard Gillett was back at the entrance to DFO ...

New Milestones Achieved in ASP-GEAC Northern Cod Fisheries Improvement Project

The Northern Cod Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) led by two industry trade associations in ...

Gillett Hunger Strike Comes to an End

Richard Gillett’s hunger strike is over. His 11-day protest ended Sunday after paramedics were ...

Gillett Vows to Continue Protest

Despite speaking with Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc Thursday night, Twillingate ...

DFO Protests Continue In St. John’s

Richard Gillett’s hunger strike is now entering its second week. The inshore fish harvester ...

Annual Northern Cod Stock Assessments to Begin in 2017-18

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has announced that in keeping with recent recommendations of both ...

FFAW Calls for Ice Compensation and Extended Employment Insurance

FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan is calling on the federal government to pay extended Employm...

DFO Responds to Richard Gillett Hunger Strike

In a press release, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) recognizes the right of individuals to ...

Cold Water Cowboys Season Four Kicks Off Tonight

Captains and crews of Discovery’s Cold Water Cowboys reprise their fight against unforgiving ...

Protest in Support of Richard Gillett Hunger Strike

A number of fishermen and members of of the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundl...

Richard Gillett Enters Day Five of Hunger Strike

Richard Gillett, an inshore fish harvester from Twillingate and Vice-President of the Federation of ...

DFO Increases Access for Indigenous Groups to Southern Gulf Snow Crab Fishery

The Government of Canada is using an historic increase in snow crab biomass in the Southern Gulf of ...

2017 N.L. Snow Crab Quota Cut 22 Per Cent

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced today that the snow crab Total Allowable ...

Twine Loft - April 2017

Passed On: James McGrath – St. John’s, N.L. Former Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans ...
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