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The Blue Dichotomy: Corporatization of Canada’s Oceans

The following was published in The Hill Times on May 1, 2024, by Courtney Langille on behalf of the Canadian Independent Fish Harvester Federation (CIFHF).   It is often forgotten that every independent fishing vessel in Canada is a small business on the water, representing a proud past and a bright future for coastal economies across Canada. History has demonstrated harshly that our collective success depends on keeping the value of this industry in the capable hands of the independent ...

The Future of Fuel: Electrification of the Fleet

By Courtney Langille FFAW Government Relations and Campaigns   In 2021, FFAW-Unifor undertook a Feasibility Study led by Dr. Sue Molloy of Glas Ocean and David Lea of CBCL Limited to examine the greenhouse gas (GHG) impacts of the fishery and the way forward towards an electric powered fishing fleet. The study also examined the benefits, challenges and potential compromises that may be needed for such a transition. The inshore fishing fleet of Newfoundland and Labrador is much ...