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New Brunswick fishermen steamed after feds boost lobster size by one millimetre

“It’s very frustrating,” Brun said. [email protected]863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2

Rescue attempt over for two New Brunswick fishermen – 1 body recovered, 2 men still missing after intensive search

CBC_News_logoThe rescue attempt for two missing fishermen has been called off in New Brunswick, hours after one body was found. continued  A New Brunswick Conservative politician said the captain of the vessel had rented it after his fishing boat was destroyed in a fire earlier this month. Serge Robichaud, who represents the Miramichi Bay-Neguac area, said the captain’s boat was one of five vessels that were gutted by a blaze at the Tabusintac Wharf on May 5.

A Fractured Lobster Fishery in the Canadian Maritimes

CBC_News_logoNova Scotia Lobster fishermen return to sea after standoff  Lobster fishermen in Nova Scotia will be back on the water at first light on Tuesday, after hundreds tied up their boats to fight for better prices from seafood processors. The protest is over, but the problem of low lobster prices at the wharf persists. The protesters said they’ve made their point and have enlisted the province’s fisheries minister as an ally. continued

P.E.I. lobster fishermen returning to water Some fishermen in Western P.E.I. are calling the protest a failure, because it did not pressure processors to raise prices. West Prince fisherman Scott McNeill still believes it was the right thing to do. continued

Lobster fishermen protest over prices ends in New Brunswick Fishermen in New Brunswick’s zone 23 were back on the water again, hauling up traps in the Escuminac and Caraquet areas. Alain-Paul Thériault was among them. They felt they had to go out, he said. continued