P.E.I. oyster season delayed for at least a week due to ice

P.E.I.’s spring wild oyster season was supposed to start Friday, but harvesters are going to have to wait at least a week before putting their boats in the water. A coalition of fishermen, processors, the province and Fisheries and Oceans Canada agree that it’s too soon because of ice conditions in Island harbours and decided as a group to put opening off until May 8 at the earliest. Brenda Campbell, president of the P.E.I. Shellfish Association, says there’s no way oyster harvesters could get on the water Friday. Read the rest here 09:07

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