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NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

This month marks the expiry of a federal/provincial/company agreement that has provided millions of pounds of fish annually for Ocean Choice International, with minimal local processing content in return. Today in the House of Assembly’s Question Period, NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St.

 

NDP Fisheries and Aquaculture critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA The Straits - White Bay North) says he is glad to see the Minister of Fishers and Aquaculture living up to his responsibilities for the resources owned by the people of the province by denying Ocean Choice International (OCI) exemptions to redfish and yellowtail processing commitments.

 

NDP Fisheries critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) says he is guardedly optimistic about the Minister of Fisheries meeting with the Marystown council today.

 

NDP Fisheries Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) today said he is encouraged by Fisheries Minister Darin King’s announcement that Ocean Choice International will not be granted a permanent processing exemption for redfish.

 

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