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Northern Shrimp Quota Cuts Will Impact Coastal Communities, FFAW says

Inshore northern shrimp harvesters and plant workers have mixed feelings on the announcement by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans on proportionate sharing in shrimp fishing area (SFA) 6 and quotas for 2016-2017, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) said in a press release Friday. The new proportionate sharing plan will allocate 70 per cent of the annual northern shrimp quota in SFA 6 to the inshore fleet, which is a move to a better fisheries management regime for ...

FFAW to Hold Fisheries Management Rally in Corner Brook

Members of the FFAW-Unifor have planned a rally for tomorrow morning at the Smallwood Building in Corner Brook to draw attention to what the union calls the federal Conservative Government’s continued assault on the future of the province’s coastal communities. In a press release, the union said in the last year alone, the federal conservative government has cut the owner-operator inshore shrimp quota by 26 per cent while cutting the corporate-owned offshore quota by only five per cent. ...