Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
If you would like to send us an article, contact Margaret Stacey
   


Crab fisherman Todd Chafe (Photo: CCPFH)

From No Cod to Snow Crab

  (CANADA, 1/15/2013)

The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH)’s has released its latest video which features a crab harvester who shared his positive story on what’s happen for him and his family since the cod moratorium came into effect.

What seemed like the end of fishing for Todd Chafe and his family from Petty Harbour Newfoundland opened up unexpected opportunities in the fishery as they invested into crab harvesting.

“We’re exploring the personal side of the fish harvesting industry, telling a story about the fish harvesters, their community and ultimately how seafood makes its way to the consumer’s plate” said John Sutcliffe, Executive Director of the CCPFH. “We want to reignite interest in the industry as a career and also to reacquaint Canadians with the value this industry brings to our economy.”

Todd Chafe and his family are now fishing for crab

CCPFH had the opportunity to discover the Petty Harbour community and hop aboard the Chafe’s Quest where Todd and his father George Chafe spoke about the challenges and the opportunities they’ve had throughout their fishing careers.

 George Chafe

He highlights some of the difficult times, not knowing the future of the fisheries in the area at the time of the cod moratorium, but he has nothing short of a positive outlook on what’s to come now that he and his father are fishing for crab. He explains the importance of bringing in a quality product as well as the importance of fish harvester professionalization.

“We’re very excited about this series,” said John Sutcliffe. “Our work at the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters is seen in every aspect of the fish harvester’s day, from safety to the best way to market their catch. We are showing what our organization is about through the actions of Canadian fish harvesters. Few people are aware of the challenges harvesters face and the pride they have in their work.”

The videos are part of a project being funded by the Government of Canada and is being produced by Kobb Media for the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters.

About the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters

The 
Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesterss (CCPFH) is a member based non-profit organization that represents fish harvesters across the country and works to ensure the health and vitality of the Canadian fishing industry.

CCPFH’s main objective is to ensure that fish harvesters have the required knowledge and skills for their trade and to meet the human resource needs of the Canadian fishing industry now and in the future.

CCPFH represents the best interests of fish harvesters across Canada

Related News

Source: CCPFH 

Margaret E.L. Stacey
Editor Companies and Products

[email protected]
www.fis.com


Information of the company:
Address: 1 Nicholas Street – Suite 712
City: Ottawa
State/ZIP: Ontario (K1N 7B7 )
Country: Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 235-3474
Fax: +1 (613) 231-4313
E-Mail: [email protected]
More about:





 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE ARTICLES
Gfresh Partners with JD.com to Smash Single Day Sales Record of Live Lobsters
Ny-Fiskur Invests in Another FleXicut System
AS PRFoods Sales Revenue Increase by 34%
Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Announces the 25th Alaska Symphony of Seafood 2018
Raley's Supermarket Announces Transition to Sustainable Seafood
Young’s Launches Their New, Best Tasting ‘Simply Breaded’ Range
Spanish Tuna Firm PEVASA, First to Obtain 'Tuna from Responsible Fishing' Certificate
Tesco Wins Top Sustainable Fish Counter Award
Ocean's Efforts Recognized in Greenpeace Canada's 2017 Canned Tuna Sustainability Ranking
Introducing New Bella Portofino Italian-Style Tuna In Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The Largest Shrimp Production and Storage Facility of The Netherlands
Top 10 Shortlist Revealed for 2017 Seafood Restaurant of the Year
Five Aquaculture Innovations Reach Final Round
Wärtsilä 31 Main Engine to Power New Fuel Efficient Fishing Vessel
Alibaba Group Announces Strategic Cooperation with Chicken of the Sea
World's Largest Wild Salmon Run Harvest Season Opens
FishChoice Launches New Sustainable Seafood Self-Assessment for Businesses
Neurotechnology Researchers Win Kaggle Competition
Aller Aqua Matches Rapid Expansion In Africa
THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2017 Records All Time High in Event Attendance
More Articles...

Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
INPLF joins a global collaboration to research fishing communities
Indonesia A team of international partners and local stakeholders is to develop a project intended to help build long-term research capability for marine planning in East and Southeast Asia over the next four years and support local coastal communities.
Snow crab fishery closes to protect right whales
Canada Fisheries and Oceans Canada decided the closure of snow crab season in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence with the aim of protecting North Atlantic right whales from risks posed by the crustacean fishing gear in the area.
Zebrafish embryo cryopreservation achieved by using gold nanotechnology and laser
United States Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute have been able to provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for the successful cryopreservation of zebrafish embryos.
SAMS leads global project to ensure seaweed sustainability
Worldwide Scientists from seven international research institutes are to develop a project intended to provide solutions and training in seaweed disease prevention and identification to aid the sustainable growth of this vital industry in developing countries.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER