Posted: March 13, 2013

Updated: Sealer Information Workshops –  Locations and Schedule

The Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB), acting on a mandate and support from sealing industry stakeholders (Canadian Sealers Association (CSA), FIC, Fish Food & Allied Workers Union (FFAW), NL Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture (DFA), DFO, Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH), and Dr. Pierre-Yves Daoust of the  Atlantic Veterinary College & IVWG), will continue the work of delivering a half-day Humane Harvesting of Seals training workshop to Newfoundland and Labrador sealers.

18 information workshops will be held between March 21th and 28th, in major sealing areas throughout the province. Each session will be between 9.00 AM and 12.00 noon.  (Frank Pinhorn, CSA director, will be attending the locations in bold)
The following locations are confirmed as follows:

L’ance au Loup – March 20th –  Harbour Authority
Cartwright – March 21st  – St. Peter’s Parish
St. Anthony – March 21st – Fire Hall (CSA attending)
Port Hope Simpson-  March 22 – Alexis Hotel
Plum Point – March 22nd  – Plum Point Motel (CSA attending)
Hawks Bay – March 25th – Torrent River Inn (CSA attending)
Rocky Harbour – March 26th – Fisherman’s Landing Inn (CSA attending)
Baie Verte – March 27th – Baie Vista Inn (CSA attending)
Southbrook – March 28th – Community Council Building (CSA attending)
Grand Falls – March 21st – Mt. Peyton Hotel
Virgin Arm – March 22nd – Lions Club
Fogo – March 25th – Iceberg Arena
Lumsden – March 26th – Fire Hall
Bonavista – March 27th – Lions Club
Clarenville – March 28th – St. Judes Hotel
Whitbourne – March 25th – Lions Club
Old Perlican – March 26th – Fire Hall
C.B.S. – March 27th – Lions Club