U.S. dollar surge boon to N.S. lobster

lobsterDM0811_468x521When the value of the Canadian dollar plummets, cross-border shoppers feel a twinge of pain in their pocketbooks. But for people in the fishing industry, it’s been a big boost. “We’re getting a strong return on our investment when we sell to the United States,” says Dannie Hansen, vice president of sustainability with Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd. “And because of our capital investments this year (of) millions of dollars in innovative equipment, it has been a great help for us on our bottom line at the end of the year.” Read the article here 10:13