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Fish harvesters march through downtown St. John’s to protest quota cuts

Hundreds of fish harvesters marched on the streets of downtown St. John's to send a message ahead of fishing season. They're not happy with...
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FFAW takes issue with DFO consultation on snow crab

DFO announced its latest numbers for snow crab on Tuesday, but the FFAW maintains the science doesn't match what fish harvesters see on the...
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FFAW blindsided by DFO report calling for cuts to snow crab harvest

The FFAW had harsh words for DFO Friday. The union says it was blindsided by a recent report urging reductions in the snow crab...
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FFAW cries foul over oil exploration in marine refuge

The FFAW is crying foul over recent news that oil and gas companies will be able to explore in protected areas where fish harvesters...
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FFAW establishing regional women’s committees

The FFAW met in Gander Tuesday where it passed a resolution to establish regional women's committees that will be in place this winter. NTV's...

FFAW-Unifor calls on government to ban offshore draggers from 3Ps cod

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing on Tuesday on the most recent science assessment for the 3Ps cod stock...
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Labour Relations Board dismisses FISH-NL’s certification application

The Labour Relations Board has dismissed FISH-NL's application to be certified as a union for inshore fish harvesters, the FFAW announced Friday. The investigation by...
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FISH-NL finally gets hearing with Labour Relations Board

FISH-NL finally got a critical hearing Monday with the Labour Relations Board that could make or break its future. The upstart union and its...
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Labour Relations Board says no to livestreaming FISH-NL hearing

The Labour Relations Board has unanimously rejected FISH-NL's request to livestream a critical hearing next week. Ryan Cleary says that means thousands of harvesters...
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FFAW and FISH-NL optimistic about new federal fisheries minister

The FFAW and FISH-NL are both optimistic after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled Dominic LeBlanc out of the fisheries portfolio this week and moved...