CBC; “DFO says cut to 3Ps cod quota necessary, but FFAW has mixed feelings”

CBC; “DFO says cut to 3Ps cod quota necessary, but FFAW has mixed feelings”

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has reached an agreement in principle with France to allow a reduced cod fishery along Newfoundland’s south coast, but the Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) union doesn’t believe the move is justified.

DFO announced Thursday that the agreement would allow for a fishery, but the total allowable catch of cod in the 3Ps zone would be reduced by 50 per cent for the 2021 season, down to 1,346 tonnes…

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