SLDA receives new funding for projects

Posted 28 January 2023, 1:25 pm NST

SLDA has received funding under the Department of Children, Senior's and Social Development:
  • Seniors Social Inclusion Program $3000.
  • Age Friendly Community Program $11 300.

This funding will be used to aid in continuing the work of the Senior's Services Office and the Age Friendly Community Committee.

Funding in the amount of $57 600 for expansion and improvement of the Regional Community Garden has been approved by ACOA under the Canada Community Revitalization Program.

SLDA AGM: October 13 @ 5:00 PM, Florian Hotel

Posted 6 October 2022, 10:39 am NDT

The 42nd Annual General Meeting of the SLDA will be held October 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

Venue is the Florian Hotel at Forteau. Guest speakers include MP Yvonne Jones and Jamie Pye of the Department of IET, Government of NL. Complimentary dinner included. Open to all SLDA members... new memberships available at $10/year.

Space is limited. Call or email to register: 931-2010 or

Shrimp Company wins Industry Leadership and Excellence Award

Posted 29 September 2022, 1:52 pm NDT

LFUSCL - winners of the 2022 Industry Leadership and Excellence Award.
LFUSCL - winners of the 2022 Industry Leadership and Excellence Award.

The Labrador Fishermen's Union Shrimp Company Limited is the 2022 winner of a prestigious award from the province's marine industry.

The Industry Leadership and Excellence Award is presented annually by Turning the Tide, Marine Industry Awards.

The Shrimp Company is a long-time supporter of the SLDA. General Manager Gilbert Linstead serves on the SLDA Board of Directors.

Congratulation to the Company, and thank you Gilbert for all that you do.