Lobster industry looks to students for labour shortage

Shut DownThe P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is in talks with Holland College to design a course for people who want to work on lobster boats. Lobster boat captains are having trouble finding crew. They say many potential workers have moved out west, and others are retiring. Ian MacPherson, executive director of the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association, said a short Holland College course on lobster boats skills and safety may be particularly appealing to college athletes looking for a job to help them keep in shape. Read the rest here 11:09