Penny a pound lobster levy gets initial approval – Levy could raise $250,000 for marketing Island lobster

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2In the test vote, fishermen in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 24, from Tignish to North Lake, gave overwhelming support. “This was just a test zone to identify some opinion,’’ said Mike McGeoghegan, president of the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA). “But based on these findings, we are now talking about an Island-wide vote to see what we get.” Read more here  The Guardian 12:54