New Petition Supporting Prawn Harvesters Available — Please Sign!

In March, UFAWU-Unifor joined a number of other organizations in creating a petition. This petition aimed to spread awareness of a DFO regulation reinterpretation that would threaten both food security…

Future of Salmon Draft Report Now Available For Review

A draft report on the future of the B.C. commercial salmon industry is now available for review and comment by commercial salmon harvesters. The draft report, which was created following…

A Threat to Food Security — We Need Your Help!

Hello, I am writing this because we at UFAWU-Unifor are deeply concerned about an issue currently threatening food security in B.C. and we need your help! Commercial prawn harvesters recently…

PBSB Proposal for Commercial Harvesting of Pinnipeds in B.C.

The Pacific Balance Pinnipeds Society (PBPS) has prepared a document titled Proposal for commercial harvesting of pinnipeds in British Columbia. Proposal Excerpt: “First Nations people have harvested marine mammals including…

UFAWU-Unifor Elects New Leadership

UFAWU-Unifor is under new leadership after James Lawson, a commercial fish harvester and active union member from the Haíɫzaqv Nation, was elected president at the union’s recent 63rd convention. Lawson…