Coronavirus: Seafood association president lauds relief funding – Snow crab fishers, processors adjust to restrictions

The president of the Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance is lauding a funding announcement to help Canada’s fish and seafood sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic, despite not knowing many specifics. “The devil’s in the details, which we haven’t seen yet,” he said. Saturday’s funding announcement only applies to processors, but Jordan referred to it as a “first step.” >click to read< 08:47

Northern Cape Breton snow crab fishers, processors adjust to COVID-19 restrictions – Snow crab fishers and processors in northern Cape Breton are taking steps to carry out their work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dave Donovan is a snow crab fisherman who hails from New Haven, N.S. “The co-op would normally unload our boats. That has changed this year,” Donovan said. “They don’t want us to intermingle with the workers. We don’t want that either.” >click to read<

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