Alberta government kills commercial fishing industry as stocks decline

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2“We went from producing a million pounds of food into the world food chain, now we buy garbage. Does that really make sense?” Bell said. “Fish used to be a protein source in Alberta. Now it’s a toy.” Bell said the end of commercial fishing could damage the ecosystem, leaving unchecked whitefish to gobble pike and walleye roe. And he estimates a loss of 100 jobs around his hamlet. Read the rest here 15:18

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