FISH-NL calls on candidates in federal by-election to take a stand on fishery issues. All responses will be made public.

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on candidates in the upcoming federal byelection of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity to spell out where they stand on five major fishery issues in the riding: Do you agree with the federal government’s decision to open the south coast (fishing zone 3Ps) cod fishery to offshore draggers? Do you agree the offshore sector should be removed from the 3Ps cod fishery when the quota falls below 10,000 tonnes? Do you agree with the decision of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans,,, click here to read the press release 15:21