Maritime Fish Harvesters Cry Foul at Evidence Foreign Buyers Seeking Lobster Licenses in Nova Scotia
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton November 14, 2016
According to the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation foreign buyers are seeking to illegally buy Canadian lobster licenses in Southwest Nova Scotia.
The Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation, which represents fishermen who own and operate their own boats, says foreign interests could soon control Canada’s booming inshore fisheries if nothing is done to stop the problem.
“The government is moving too slowly to deal with this problem. We need urgent action.” Federation President Christian Brun said.
Canadian law restricts harvest licenses...
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