Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador make investments to increase value and productivity in the province’s fish and seafood sector

Backgrounder

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador are pleased to announce a total contribution of more than $11 million across 36 projects that focus on equipment modernization and improving productivity and sustainability in the fish and seafood sector of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Recipient Location Project Description Project Costs AFF Contribution AFF Pillar
Allan Eddy Sibley's Cove Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers. $14,594 $11,675 Infrastructure
Andre Paul Come By Chance Purchase insulated tubs and automatic jiggers. $6,411 $5,128 Infrastructure
Austin Reid Seldom Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers. $14,594 $11,675 Infrastructure
Big Land Fisheries Inc. / Labrador Fishermen's Union Shrimp Co. Ltd. Mary's Harbour Purchase and installation of salt cod processing technology. $11,878,708 $3,825,361 Infrastructure
Bradley Wiseman Robert's Arm Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers. $14,594 $11,675 Infrastructure
Clifford Cull Seldom Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers and insulated tubs. $25,846 $20,677 Infrastructure
Darrell Tulk Aspen Cove Purchase insulated tubs and automatic jiggers. $14,790 $11,832 Infrastructure
Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Corner Brook Development of sustainable redfish fishing technology. $934,578 $634,921 Innovation
Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) St. John's Piloting of boxing at sea in inshore cod fisheries. $752,809 $149,960 Innovation
Fogo Island Co-operative Society Limited Fogo Island Purchase and install crab processing technology. $3,788,939 $2,769,720 Infrastructure
Frederick Hedley Mouland Bonavista Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers and insulated tubs. $23,992 $19,194 Infrastructure
George Power Petit Forte Purchase and installation of insulated tubs and automatic jiggers. $10,790 $8,632 Infrastructure
Glen Best Fogo Island Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers. $29,188 $23,350 Infrastructure
Grieg NL Nurseries Ltd. Marystown Purchase and installation of a fish sludge dewatering system. $1,009,151 $756,863 Infrastructure
Hampidjan Canada Ltd. Spaniard's Bay Digital trawl development. $54,656 $43,725 Innovation
Harbour Authority of Belleoram Belleoram Purchase and distribution of insulated tubs to Core enterprises. $11,809 $9,447 Infrastructure
Harbour Authority of Foxtrap Conception Bay South Purchase and distribute insulated boxes to fishing enterprises. $84,678 $67,742 Infrastructure
Harbour Authority of Grand Bank Grand Bank Purchase and distribute insulated fish tubs to inshore fishing enterprises. $11,303 $9,042 Infrastructure
Harbour Authority of Harbour Grace Harbour Grace Purchase and distribute insulated fish tubs to inshore fishing enterprises. $128,898 $103,118 Infrastructure
Harbour Authority of Triton Triton Purchase and distribute insulated tubs to fishers. $104,435 $83,548 Infrastructure
Hill Enterprises Ltd. and Cyril Piercey Norman's Cove Purchase and install onboard fish grading system. $237,000 $98,919 Infrastructure
Hodder's Shellfish Inc. Stoneville Purchase and Installation of modern sea urchin handling and processing technology $71,280 $57,024 Infrastructure
Jerry Best Fogo Purchase and installation of an automated jigging system. $29,188 $23,350 Infrastructure
Joe Osbourne Seal Cove, White Bay Purchase of cod pots and insulated tubs. $5,690 $4,552 Infrastructure
Labrador Gem Seafood Incorporated Ramea Purchase and install a vacuum and skin packaging system. $108,000 $86,400 Infrastructure
Luke Alexander Kippens Purchase and install a cod pot harvesting system. $25,000 $20,000 Infrastructure
Notre Dame Bay Mussel Farms Inc. Pleasantview Oyster aquaculture expansion. $136,840 $99,900 Infrastructure
Ocean Choice International Fortune Purchase and installation of Yellowtail Flounder processing equipment. $3,645,152 $1,822,576 Infrastructure
Oswan Tucker Reefs Harbour Experimental gear trails to avoid small redfish catch. $11,967 $9,574 Innovation
Paul Kane Renews Purchase and install an automated jigging system and insulated tubs. $15,119 $12,095 Infrastructure
Randy Ryan La Scie Purchase and install automatic longline system. $212,003 $99,900 Infrastructure
Rex Whiffen Bonavista Purchase and installation of automatic jiggers and insulated tubs. $25,271 $20,217 Infrastructure
Sound Venture Enterprises Ltd. and William Tremblett Bonavista Purchase and installation of a groundfish handling system. $58,250 $46,601 Infrastructure
Strattons Holdings Ltd. Calvert Purchase and installation of an automatic longline system. $82,657 $66,126 Infrastructure
Terry Rideout Newtown Purchase and installation of insulated tubs. $8,475 $6,780 Infrastructure
Torngat Secretariat Nain Purchase and Installation of ARIS (Adaptive Remote Imaging Sonar) technology to collect Arctic Char abundance information. $160,000 $128,000 Infrastructure
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