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Malpeque lobster boat captain refusing to obey order to wear mandatory PFD

Malpeque lobster boat captain Chris Wall says he has no plans to follow an order to start wearing a personal flotation device. Wall was issued the order a week ago by an occupational health and safety officer with the Workers Compensation Board of P.E.I. “I’ve fished for 25 years, and I plan on fishing the next 25 years without one,” said Wall. “It’s your own personal decision to decide if you want to wear a life jacket or not.” >click to read<13:59