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Hundreds Prince Edward Island Lobstermen gather for lobster price protest – Video

CBC_News_logoClose to 800 fishermen gathered at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans office in Charlottetown Thursday, demanding a higher price for lobster. “Here we are making a stand,” said McGeoghegan. “We are going to win this fight. I guarantee it.” Fisheries Minister Ron MacKinley also attended the gathering. continued

Prince Edward Island Lobster price protest could spread

CBCNews – Most P.E.I. lobster fishermen remained tied up today in protest over low lobster prices, and the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association says the protest could spread across the Maritimes. P.E.I.F.A. executive director Ian MacPherson said this morning most fishermen are not on the water. A few sailed out of North Rustico Harbour, Savage Harbour, and a couple of ports in West Prince. continued

Lobster prices come in about $3: government continued  P.E.I. fishermen tie up boats in lobster price protest continued