“It sets a dangerous precedent,” – Fish baron wins bid to use foreign ship to catch Canadian Redfish quota

In an unprecedented decision the federal Conservative government is allowing one of the region’s largest seafood processors to hire a foreign vessel to catch its Canadian fish quota. CBC_News_logoThe move is being described as a temporary solution to a shore-based disaster, but it is raising questions for some. “It sets a dangerous precedent,” said outgoing Nova Scotia Fisheries Minister Sterling Belliveau. “I’m amazed. When I look at rural Nova Scotia I see boats tied up because they have no access to resource.” [email protected] 00:00