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Call For Photos: UFAWU-Unifor Members At Work

Call For Photos: UFAWU-Unifor Members At Work

UFAWU-Unifor is putting out a call for photos! We want to see photos of our members at work— prepping, fishing, or on the dock. Photo submissions will be featured in our monthly newsletter, on social media, or on our website. Please give your submission a title, as...

A Note On Fishery Notices

A Note On Fishery Notices

UFAWU-Unifor members, We have received a number of inquiries regarding upcoming fishery openings. Unfortunately, our knowledge of upcoming fishery openings is often limited to DFO fishery notices. When we become aware of information relevant to our members, we share...

May 2022 All Fishermen’s Meeting Tour Recap

May 2022 All Fishermen’s Meeting Tour Recap

Over the month of May, UFAWU-Unifor held Part One of the 2022 All Fishermen’s Meeting Tour.  The tour saw Union staff connect with harvesters across many areas of coastal B.C. including the Sunshine Coast, North Vancouver Island, Alert Bay, Sointula, and Bella...

May 2022 All Fishermen’s Meeting Tour

May 2022 All Fishermen’s Meeting Tour

UFAWU-Unifor is excited to announce an upcoming meeting and dock tour which will cover many areas in and around Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Island, and Bella Bella. This tour will allow UFAWU-Unifor staff to connect with commercial harvesters in a series of...

UFAWU-Unifor Statement On The Herring Fishery

UFAWU-Unifor Statement On The Herring Fishery

For the past five years, misinformation surrounding the Herring fishery has been publicly circulated — much of it calling for a moratorium on the entire fishery.  This year, when the herring gillnet fleet did not catch all of their allocated Total Allowable Catch...

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Call For Photos: UFAWU-Unifor Members At Work

UFAWU-Unifor is putting out a call for photos! We want to see photos of our members at work— prepping, fishing, or on the dock. Photo submissions will be featured in our monthly newsletter, on social media, or on our website. Please give your submission a title, as...

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A Note On Fishery Notices

UFAWU-Unifor members, We have received a number of inquiries regarding upcoming fishery openings. Unfortunately, our knowledge of upcoming fishery openings is often limited to DFO fishery notices. When we become aware of information relevant to our members, we share...

read more