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Norm Peters, the bearded skipper of North Rustico, dies

One of Prince Edward Island’s best known fishermen has died. Norm Peters, known as the bearded skipper, fished lobster out of North Rustico, and ran tours when the lobster season was done. Peters was a common sight on the Island’s tourism promotions. In 2012, he represented the Island at the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo, where he attracted a lot of attention, even appearing on the front page of a Beijing newspaper. >click to read<19:12

Fishing for China: Making money off Asia’s growing appetite

chef-nathan-fong-at-qingdao-food-expoIf you want to sell seafood to the Asian market, the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo in Qingdao is a must-attend. It’s the biggest of its kind in Asia and one of the biggest in the world. This year’s attendance weighed in at 30,000 people, 1,300 companies and 45 countries. At the corner booth of the Canadian pavilion — which is in just one of seven large convention centres, all on a massive exposition compound just on the edge of the port city of Qingdao — is the Newfoundland and Labrador counter. Read the rest here 06:43