FFAW Responds to Twillingate Shrimp Plant Closure
The Notre Dame shrimp processing plant in Twillingate informed workers June 21 that it will be permanently closed as a result of the declining resource.
The plant employed close to 100 workers during peak processing season.
“The shrimp plant was a pivotal piece in the economy of Twillingate, and its loss will surely be felt for years to come despite our booming tourism industry,” says Ray Hynes, FFAW-Unifor chair at the Twillingate plant. “We appreciate that the company met with the ...
Fish, Fun, Folk and Helly Hansen in Twillingate
It’s hard to believe that what may appear to be just an ordinary t-shirt at first glance can be a thing of extraordinary construction complexity.
But that’s exactly what Damien Etchaubard and David Finlayson from Helly Hansen explained to several Canadian journalists, including yours truly, in Twillingate, Newfoundland on July 24 and 25.
It was part of a two-day event, sponsored by Helly Hansen, attended by four journalists — one each from Newfoundland, Quebec, Manitoba and British ...