P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association launching crew member recruitment campaign

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is launching a new campaign and training program to combat a growing problem in the lobster industry — fishermen are having trouble finding enough crew members. The association conducted a survey of 250 captains that showed many respondents were struggling to recruit crew members. Fishermen describe the problem as a perfect storm: they are getting older, the catches are up, and they need two crew members to help handle the load. But finding them is now harder. The survey showed:  Read the article here 08:42

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