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P.E.I. lobster fishermen question marketing levy – Lobster Council of Canada wants to collect 1 cent on every pound caught

CBC_News_logoThe Lobster Council of Canada wants to collect one cent on every pound of lobster caught in Canadian waters, arguing the fee is required to market Canadian lobster on the world stage. Maine has just decided to increase its fees on its lobster catches. Three years from now a $3-million pot of money will be available for marketing.  [email protected]    07:14 (another tax on working people to subsidize a social program employing marketers)