FFAW Calls for Meeting With DFO After Release of Northern Cod Harvesting Plan
Just days before the northern cod fishing season off the northeast of Newfoundland and Labrador, the FFAW-Unifor is calling for a meeting with the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Bernadette Jordan, claiming their input was ignored in the 2020 2J3KL harvesting plan for northern cod.
The start dates for Zone 2J, which will begin on August 2 and 3KL, to begin on August 9 were later than what was requested by harvesters. The FFAW argues this will take away time for quality and abundant fish...
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