P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association asking for separate deputy minister

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is asking the province to appoint a separate deputy minister of fisheries. Association President Craig Avery says the association took a wait-and-see approach when Premier Wade MacLauchlan combined the agriculture and fisheries portfolio following last May’s election. However, Avery — a veteran fisher himself — says the industry is now convinced something needs to change. Read the rest here 08:01

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