“Disabilities last a lifetime” – DFO must consider fisherman’s charter rights in licence fight

Dana Robinson of Parkers Cove has a medical condition affecting his leg that hinders his ability to stand on a boat for long periods of time. His boat was operating in the Bay of Fundy under a DFO provision that allows fishermen to designate a substitute operator once they provide adequate medical proof of their condition. The provision, however, only allows the substitution for five years. The time limit doesn’t sit well with Robinson. Disabilities, he said, “last a lifetime.” >click to read< 11:21

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