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N.S. won’t introduce lobster levy right away

lobster seasonA proposed new levy on lobster will not take effect this winter, Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell said Thursday. “We want to consult more with the industry on how the levy will be collected and how it will be dispersed,” Colwell said of a proposal that has divided the industry. Read the rest here 08:39

Canadian Lobster Value Recovery Summit being held March 26-27 in Halifax

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2A lobster summit will be held March 26-27 in Halifax. Hosted by the three Maritime fisheries ministers, the Canadian Lobster Value Recovery Summit will bring together more than 200 fishermen, processors and industry experts to discuss the four key recommendations outlined in the Maritime Lobster Panel report released last Fall. Read more here the vanguard 23:11