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Fisheries Protective Co-operative Formed to Give Harvesters “Control of Their Fishing Destiny”

Above: David Greening photo   As an ode to the past and a hope for the future, Ryan Cleary and Merv Wiseman have formed the Fisheries Protective Co-operative (FPC) in an attempt to give more power and independence to inshore fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador. The FPC gets its name from the Fisheries Protective Union (FPU), founded in 1908 by William Coaker as a means to attain a redistribution of wealth within the island’s fishing industry. At its height, the FPU ...