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Redfish Allocations Raising Ire of Inshore Harvesters

“The rebound of redfish stocks is a true success story and shows how conservation efforts are critical to maintaining fisheries. I’m looking forward to working with stakeholders in Atlantic Canada and Québec to promote a prosperous and sustainable commercial fishery.” This quote by Joyce Murray, the former Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, was included in a June 21, 2023, DFO press release announcing that in preparation for a pending commercial fishery, the ...

FISH-NL Says Harvester Numbers from Labour Relations Board Are Accurate, While FFAW Reports Thousands Missing

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is pleased with the Labour Relations Board’s release of what officials describe as an “accurate and reliable” list of the province’s inshore harvesters. “It’s been almost 10 months since FISH-NL submitted our application for certification so a list of inshore harvesters from the board is a huge and welcome step forward,” says Ryan Cleary, President of FISH-NL. Obtained from various “sourc...