Proposal Calls on Federal Government to Support South Coast Fish Harvesters
The FFAW-Unifor has submitted an enterprise retirement-income support proposal to the federal government on behalf of harvesters on the south coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Harvesters in the area are facing severe economic challenges as a result of an unprecedented decline of fish resources. The proposal would improve incomes by reducing the number of enterprises through a voluntary license retirement program.
“Harvesters in 3Ps are facing a crisis through no fault of their ...