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N.S. fishermen using more precise U.S. forecasts take concerns to Environment Canada

The national weather forecaster says it’s working with fishermen on Nova Scotia’s South Shore to improve forecasting in that area after learning fishermen were using American forecasts. Leland Anthony, warden of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, raised concerns about the precision of forecasts from Environment and Climate Change Canada at a recent meeting. Both Anthony and Lucien LeBlanc, a lobster boat captain and councillor for the Municipality of the District of Argyle, say fishermen in the area are using American forecasts, often from third-party apps like Magic Seaweed, which they say are more precise and easier to use. >click to read< 10:13

N.S. fishermen say EI repayment crackdown unfair

Fishermen in a small Cape Breton community say the latest crackdown on Employment Insurance is casting a dark cloud over their community.    [email protected]CBC_News_logo

N.S. fishermen ordered to repay thousands in EI claims

A Cape Breton MP said dozens of people in the northern part of the island have been cut off from employment insurance, again. Eyking said this latest decision will leave many people with no income outside the fishing season, and that will devastate the community. [email protected]