Casting A Safety Net: Exploring Basic Income for Fisheries

Casting A Safety Net: Exploring Basic Income for Fisheries

One of the presentation screens at the Basic Income panel discussion during the 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress in St. John’s, NL. (Photo: Abby Cole.) News During the 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress in St. John’s, one panel explored the promise—and pitfalls—of a basic income for fishers.

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Between unpredictable weather, variable catch yields, fluctuating prices, and highly seasonal work, access to a steady and sustainable income has long been an issue for those employed in the fisheries sector in Newfoundland and Labrador—and across Canada.So when the 4 th World Small-Scale […]

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