FISH-NL wrote federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc in November to request his department investigate a committee representing inshore harvesters on the Labrador coast that oversees an allocation of northern shrimp. To date (Dec. 13th), LeBlanc has yet to respond.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017 Well-know Grand Bank fisherman Wayne Meade accuses the FFAW-Unifor of being behind a recent federal Fisheries and Oceans decision to shut down the cod fishery in a small area of Fortune Bay because most inshore harvesters who were fishing there are FISH-NL supporters....
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Dec. 8th, 2017
The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) reports that two of three candidates from the mainstream political parties in the upcoming federal byelection in Bonavista-Burin-Trinity have responded to a survey on major fishery issues in the riding.