N.S. lobster fishermen feel pinch of rising diesel prices

Merrill MacInnis is a lobster fisher in Victoria County. He said the price of diesel is an ongoing conversation in the community, since most fishing boats in his harbour run on diesel. “It’s going to have a big impact on the profit margin, of course,” MacInnis said. “But you need to have it. MacInnis estimates fishers will be hit with a fuel bill about $4,000 to $5,000 higher compared to the same period last year. “It’ll be a big bill,” he said. >click to read< 10:21

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