FFAW Seeking Financial Support From Federal, Provincial Governments After Hurricane Fiona
FFAW-Unifor is seeking financial support from the federal and provincial governments following Hurricane Fiona, which brought torrential rains and winds reaching 99 mph.
“The damage from Fiona has been felt in particular by folks located between La Poile, through Port aux Basques and to Cape Ray,” said FFAW-Unifor Secretary-Treasurer Jason Spingle. “Some inshore harvesters have lost all their gear, motors, boats, and sheds – just washed away with the storm. As small-scale operators, they have no financial recourse through traditional insurance channels and we are therefore...
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