Icy strait sinks Arisaig lobster event – older fishermen say ice hasn’t delayed the fishery like this since 1967

The ice still blocking the fishing harbours of Northumberland Strait has forced the cancellation of the Arisaig Mother’s Day Lobster Dinner. For the first time in over 30 years, the fundraiser that draws 1,000 annually to the Arisaig Parish Community Centre will be cancelled. On Monday, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced that the Northumberland Strait lobster season that usually begins May 1 will continue to be delayed until ice conditions improve. Read the rest here  11:33