LIFO Meetings Kick Off in St. John’s
The Ministerial Advisory Panel on the Last In, First Out (LIFO) policy specific to Northern shrimp will be holding seven public consultation meetings in the following communities:
May 10, Iqaluit, NU
May 24-25, St. John’s, NL
May 26, Gander, NL
May 28, St. Anthony, NL
May 30, Mary’s Harbour, NL
May 31, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
June 10, Halifax, NS (Translation will be provided)
The purpose of the meetings is for the Panel to obtain advice from organizations, ...
All-Party Committee Presents Socio-Economic Impacts Report to Federal Minister
Members of the all-party committee on northern shrimp quota allocations met recently with Gail Shea, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to present a report, titled Socio-Economic Impacts of Shrimp Quota Reductions in Newfoundland and Labrador, recently completed for the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
The review confirms the committee’s position that the Federal Government’s “last in, first out” (LIFO) policy relating to Northern Shrimp allocation decisions is having ...