Fisheries and Oceans – April 24, 2012

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Fisheries and Oceans – April 24, 2012

Senators began their study on the lobster fishery in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

Maria Recchia and Sheena Young of the Fundy North Fishermen’s Association, Melanie Sonnenberg and Bonnie Morse from the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association, and Peter Holland of the Fundy Weir Fishermen’s Association discussed the industry from a New Brunswick point of view. The witnesses spoke about the effect pesticides are having on lobster, and the need to ban pesticides that target crustaceans.