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On the Waterfront — November 2015

FFAW Launches New Rural works Campaign Last month, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW-Unifor), in collaboration with its partners, launched a new campaign to build a coalition for rural Newfoundland and Labrador. Rural Works is a campaign to build and strengthen an economically vibrant and sustainable rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The objective of Rural Works is to build a broad and inclusive coalition focused on strengthening rural economies with good jobs, better pay and a ...

On the Waterfront – October 2015

N.L. Government Invests More Money In Aquaculture The Newfoundland and Labrador government is investing $1.5 million in economic infrastructure and an expanding aquaculture industry on the south coast which will see the refurbishment of the Harbour Breton wharf and the introduction of new technology at the town’s fish plant. This investment will allow the plant to reopen this fall, creating approximately 100 jobs. As part of the $1.5 million investment: $1 million will support the ...

On the Waterfront – September 2015

Bill and Stanley Oyster Company Increasing Production Bill and Stanley Oyster Co. Ltd. will be better equipped to meet the ever-growing domestic and international demand for Prince Edward Island oysters, thanks to support from the federal government. The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency will be providing $701,932 in repayable assistance for two projects for Bill and Stanley Oyster Co. Ltd. These projects will help the company purchase new oyster grading and aquaculture equipment to ...

On the Waterfront – August 2015

East Coast and Garbo Lobster Sign Investment Deal Massachusetts-based lobster distributor East Coast Seafood and Texas’ Garbo Lobster have entered into a partnership with long-term equity capital provider Seafood Investment Group to expand the companies’ value-added processing joint-venture, Maine Fair Trade Lobster. The deal was led by Antarctica Advisors LLC, a food industry focused investment banking firm. Financial details of the partnership were not released. “This is a highly ...