Changes to halibut sharing a ‘callous, desperate’ ploy for votes, says FFAW

A decision by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to deviate from an will have a deep impact on fishermen in Newfoundland and Labrador, and greatly benefit harvesters in Prince Edward Island, the home province of Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, a union leader says.  “It’s like taking bread from the table of hard-working Newfoundlanders and Labradorians just to buy votes in other parts of Canada,” Sullivan said.  Read the rest here 11:00

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