This afternoon, the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) issued an update on negotiations. The MEA statement can be found by clicking on the fourth link below.


FMA continues to recommend that member companies reach out to the Prime Minister, the Labour Minister, other Cabinet Ministers, and to MPs in ridings where their facilities are located. As the uncertainty continues, the letters outlining the damages inflicted become even more important.

Please feel free to use any wording from the FMA letters that can be found by clicking on the red bars bellow.

Here are the email addresses of the Labour Minister and other suggested Cabinet Ministers.

  • Hon. Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour:
  • Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister:;
  • Oliver Duchesne, PM staff member:;
  • Hon. Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources:
  • Hon. Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport:;
  • Hon. Francois-Phillipe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry:
  • Hon. Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs: