Commercial fishers rally at Manitoba legislative building – want to be able to sell rough fish, like mullet and carp, directly to their buyers in the U.S.

A number of commercial fishers from across Manitoba are protesting at the steps of the Manitoba legislative building, demanding their freedom to market fish. continued

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    A Manitoba commercial fishery co-operative has been fined $2,000 after it pleaded guilty to illegally selling fish to the United States.

    WMM Fisheries Co-operative Ltd. pleaded guilty on Monday afternoon to exporting without a licence, violating the province’s Freshwater Fish Marketing Act.

    The co-operative was fined $2,000 while its president, Amanda Stevenson, was also fined $2,000.