FISH-NL calls on DFO to take direct control of scientific quota of redfish in the Gulf 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 14th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans to take direct control of a scientific quota of redfish in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. 

 

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FISH-NL calls on DFO to halt FFAW fishery for northern cod, leave fish for harvesters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Sept. 13th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on Fisheries and Oceans to immediately cancel this year’s northern cod quality project, and leave the fish for struggling inshore harvesters to catch.

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FISH-NL demands Prime Minister fire Dominic LeBlanc from cabinet; Premier and all seven MPs must do the same 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Sept. 12th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is demanding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fire MP Dominic LeBlanc from the federal cabinet for breaking conflict of interest rules when he was minister of Fisheries and Oceans. 

 

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FISH-NL calls on DFO to continue direct consultations with inshore harvesters 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Sept. 6th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans to once again hold direct consultations with inshore harvesters.

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Labour Relations Board agrees to consider FISH-NL’s arguments for proceeding with immediate vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Aug. 24th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is encouraged that the province’s Labour Relations Board has agreed to consider its arguments to proceed with an immediate vote for inshore harvesters to decide their union fate.

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FISH-NL asks federal Auditor General to investigate sentinel cod fisheries 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Aug. 17th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has asked the Auditor General of Canada to investigate DFO’s management of the sentinel cod fisheries in the province. 

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Access to justice denied; Labour Board refuses FISH-NL request to live-stream upcoming hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Aug. 13th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is dismayed that the province’s Labour Relations Board has rejected a request to broadcast an upcoming hearing on social media, meaning thousands of inshore harvesters around the province won’t be able to witness the proceedings.

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FISH-NL accuses NL NDP leader of applying double standards in labour relations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Aug. 7th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) accuses provincial NDP leader Gerry Rogers of applying double standards in supporting locked out workers in Gander while turning her back on the province’s inshore fish harvesters.

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FISH-NL welcomes appointment of new federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans (even though he’s from B.C.)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) congratulates British Columbia MP Jonathan Wilkinson’s appointment as Canada’s new Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

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FISH-NL hires province’s top labour lawyer; Aug. 20th set as date for hearing before Labour Relations Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) wishes to inform inshore harvesters and the public at large that Aug. 20th has been set as the date for a hearing before the province’s Labour Relations Board.

 

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