FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 10th, 2017  The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans is out to destroy the inshore fishery off Newfoundland’s south coast with its decision Friday to reopen the cod fishery to offshore factory-freezer trawlers.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 2017 The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) applauds Grand Bank Mayor Rex Matthews for calling out the FFAW-Unifor for being an “arm of the federal government.”  

The Newfoundland and Labrador Groundfish Industry Development Council — consisting of the FFAW-Unifor and 11 groundfish processing companies around the province — released a "strategic plan" (2018-2020) this week for the province's groundfish industry.  Click here to read the file.