Ottawa pressing N.L. on fish processing, says premier – Kathy Dunderdale says PM has often raised idea of dropping processing requirements at Europe’s request

Provincial regulations dictate that fish landed in Newfoundland and Labrador must be processed in the province, in the interest of protecting jobs for local plant workers.  But Dunderdale said those regulations are a sticking point in trade talks between Canada and Europe, because the Europeans want a free market on Canadian fish, no matter where the catch is landed. continued

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