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FFAW-Unifor to Hold Rallies in Support of Inshore Fishery Today

The FFAW-Unifor will hold rallies in St. John’s and St. Anthony today, calling on the federal government to respect the principles of adjacency and historical attachment when making fisheries management policy decisions. The rallies coincide with a meeting of the Northern Shrimp Advisory Committee, taking place in St. John’s. “In recent years, unfair management regimes have placed many of our coastal communities in a very precarious position,” said Keith Sullivan, President of ...

Minister Exploring Options to Meet Sub-Centre Commitment: Former Rescue Co-ordinator Hopes Marine Rescue Facility Will be Back in Operation by Spring

The man who publicly led the fight against the 2012 closure of the Canadian Coast Guard Marine Rescue sub-centre in St. John's says there's no reason the centre can't be re-opened by this spring, now that the federal Liberal government has committed to bringing it back. Merv Wiseman, a former rescue co-ordinator at the centre, said the physical infrastructure is still in place at the Atlantic Coast Guard headquarters building on Southside Road in St. John's. “I don't know if (it being ...

Another Successful North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show

Three New NL Inductees Welcomed into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame Oil and gas, fish processors, commercial fisheries and aquaculture were just some of the industries represented at the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show, held November 28-29 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s. This year’s show marked the fourth biennial edition of this all-encompassing commercial marine event. A broad exhibitor base showcased new and innovative products to 3,177 ...