UFAWU-Unifor June Bulletin Now Available
UFAWU Witnesses Address FOPO on Foreign Ownership
On May 11, 2023, UFAWU-Unifor Vice-President Kyle Louis and Business Agent Emily Orr participated as witnesses in a session conducted by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO). The objective of the session was to investigate the issue of foreign...
Ladner Fishermen’s Meeting & Salmon Harvester Survey
Ladner All Fishermen's Meeting UFAWU-Unifor will hold an All Fishermen's Meeting in Ladner on Friday, May 12 2023 @ 1:00 PM. The meeting will take place at the Ladner Fisherman's Hall (4481 Savoy St, Delta, BC V4K 1P3). Face-to-face meetings with harvesters give Union...
UFAWU-Unifor April Bulletin Now Available
NDP Foreign Ownership Letter & HIAB Election
NDP MPs Demand End to Foreign Ownership of Canadian Fishing Licenses NDP MPs Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo - Ladysmith) and Taylor Bachrach (Skeena - Bulkley Valley) have penned a letter to Fisheries and Oceans Minister Joyce Murray demanding an end to the foreign...
UFAWU-Unifor March Bulletin Now Available
Blue Economy Review, Foreign Ownership Petition, and Young Fishermen’s Gathering
DFO Seeks Input On Blue Economy Regulatory Review The Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is currently seeking input on a Blue Economy Regulatory Review. The review aims to identify regulatory and administrative barriers to sustainable growth in the...
Foreign Ownership Petition Interview with Daybreak North
This morning, UFAWU-Unifor Secretary-Treasurer Guy Johnston was interviewed on CBC’s Daybreak North, where he discussed the Union-launched Parliamentary Petition calling to ban any further transfer of Canadian commercial fishing licenses and quotas to foreign...
UFAWU-Unifor February Bulletin Now Available
Sign the Petition to Stop Foreign Ownership of Fishing Licenses and Quotas!
The United Fishermen and Allied Workers’ Union has launched a Parliamentary Petition requesting an immediate stop to any further foreign ownership or beneficial interest in Canadian licenses and quotas. The petition aims to ban any further transfer of Canadian...