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UFAWU-Unifor Remembers Helen-Anne Beans

UFAWU-Unifor Remembers Helen-Anne Beans

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of UFAWU-Unifor Vice President, Helen-Anne Beans.  Helen passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 25th.  Born on March 30th, 1990, Helen was 32 years old at the time of her death.  After many years of...

Dues Reminder and 2023 UFAWU-Unifor Calendar

Dues Reminder and 2023 UFAWU-Unifor Calendar

UFAWU-Unifor Member Dues Reminder This is a friendly reminder to update Union dues payments in accordance with the sliding scale for dues remittance. If your insurable fishing earnings for 2022 were greater than $2,500 and you had paid the minimum dues of $36 at the...

Kyle Louis Elected UFAWU-Unifor Vice President

Kyle Louis Elected UFAWU-Unifor Vice President

Kyle Louis has been elected into the position of UFAWU-Unifor Vice President. Kyle was elected into the role at a UFAWU-Unifor General Executive Board meeting on October 18, 2022. He previously represented GN Area E Prawn/Crab/Herring on the UFAWU-Unifor GEB. Kyle is...

Historical Data Questions Area H SC Chum Closure

Historical Data Questions Area H SC Chum Closure

Following a recent decision to close the Area H South Coast chum fishery until further notice due to drought, Area H Troller Jody Eriksson compiled historical data that suggests current environmental conditions are not abnormal for this time of year. To illustrate...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day. It is a day of remembrance for victims of the Canadian residential school system. The symbolism of the orange shirt comes from former residential school student Phyllis...