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Newfoundland threatens to pull support for Canada-EU trade deal

For Canada to meet the terms of the recently signed trade pact with the 28-country European Union, Newfoundland must jettison what are called minimum processing requirements (MPRs), aimed at protecting local fish plant jobs. The regulations in question stipulate how much of the fish brought ashore in the province must be processed there. Read the rest here 23:37

Baker | Lack of detail on fish announcements – In some ways, CETA complexities may muddy the waters some more

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2CBC_News_logoIt’s been a wild couple of weeks, to the degree that it’s almost impossible to get one’s head around all that’s been announced and said. But it’s safe to say at this point there is not hardly enough detail available to make any kind of final assertion about whether or not it will add up to a better fishing industry for everyone involved. [email protected]  21:36