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UFAWU-Unifor Holds Pender Harbour All Fishermen's Meeting

Yesterday, UFAWU-Unifor held an All Fishermen's Meeting in Pender Harbour, Madeira Park, BC.

The meeting was open to both members and non-members of UFAWU-Unifor.

The meeting focused on recent Federal fisheries management decisions and the future of the commercial fishery.

Union staff also covered the recent work and areas of UFAWU-Unifor focus.

The discussion also covered the importance of public food supply, the implementation of an owner-operator licence class, allocation and quota, and the specific decisions made by Minister Joyce Murray. The threat of an out-of-control pinniped population was also touched on.

All Fishermen's Meetings allow UFAWU-Unifor staff to connect with harvesters — both to share union news and work, and, more importantly, to hear what matters to fishermen.

UFAWU-Unifor has held All Fishermen's Meetings across BC. Stay tuned for future meetings in your area.

If you would like the Union to hold an All Fishermen's Meeting in your area, please contact us at info@ufawu-unifor.org.

UFAWU-Unifor Organizer Dawn Webb in the midst of discussion at the All Fishermen’s Meeting in Pender Harbour, BC.

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