Maritime seafood processors fear worker shortage will hurt market, won’t have the capacity to process all that is caught

Seafood processors in northern Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island are feeling the pinch of growing labour shortages just as the spring lobster season sets to open in the Northumberland Strait and southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Fish plants have increasingly relied on temporary foreign workers to fill those gaps, but new rules announced by Ottawa last year are curtailing the number allowed. Read the rest here 08:25

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