FFAW Calls On Government To Provide Emergency Economic Grant For Crab Industry
Crab harvesters are finally back in the water and chipping away at their snow crab quota after a six week delay due to pricing negotiations. But FFAW-Unifor is still hard at work seeking economic support for the industry – this time due to the post–pandemic collapse of the fishery.
“Both federal and provincial governments declared fish harvesters and plant workers essential workers during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – critical to both the economy and food supply of the country,” said FFAW-Unifor President Greg Pretty...
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