Tag Archives: FFAW President Earle McCurdy

Compensation agreement reached for Strait of Belle Isle scallop harvesters

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2St. John’s NL – February 3, 2014 – The FFAW has reached a landmark agreement with Nalcor Energy to compensate scallop harvesters in the Strait of Belle Isle who will be permanently impacted by the installation of underwater cable to bring power from Muskrat Falls to the island of Newfoundland. Read [email protected]  11:29

Province rejects cod harvester application over CETA – Swimming in a Sea of Cod and No Market

Harvesters in NAFO Division 3PS had been leaving significant amounts of cod in the water because of low prices and, in recent week, a lack of buyers. With no sale for their fish, the fishermen asked provincial Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Derrick Dalley to lift restrictions to either allow them to ship cod outside the province whole, or else allow buyers from outside the province to come in. [email protected] 07:17