Fleet separation, trade deal big election issues for Cape Breton fishermen

The fishery is one of the largest sectors in the Cape Breton economy, and while there are several issues of concern to fishermen in the federal election, none of them has made a big splash during the campaign. No one is sure why that is, but lobster fisherman Kevin Squires of Big Bras d’Or, president of Local 6 of the Maritime Fishermen’s Union, said those issues should be getting more attention. “Look around Cape Breton,” Squires said Sunday. “Look at our employment history and our employment prospects and look at what part of our economy,,, Read the rest here 18:31

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