Nova Scotia Limits New Entry Into Shore Side Of Lobster Industry
by Paul Withers, CBC News
Posted: 2018-01-22 15:32:38 EST

The Nova Scotia government has slapped an indefinite freeze on new entrants into the buying side of the province's seafood industry, including the lucrative lobster fishery.

Under a temporary measure, the provincial government is no longer issuing new seafood buyer and processing licences.

Sources say the freeze went into effect Jan 11.

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