Price of Lobster Dips Amid Trade War and Pandemic

July 8, 2020 WMTW

The lack of demand is plunging the price of lobster. They are selling for about $ 4.50 per pound. That is roughly half of what they were selling for one year ago.

Cape Breton Lobster Fishermen Struggle With Low Prices, Lack of Demand

Lobster fishermen in Cape Breton are struggling through the first two weeks of the 2020 season.

Price, Catch Down as Cape Breton Lobster Season Gets Into Gear

May 27, 2020 Tom Ayers, CBC News

The lobster fishing season around Cape Breton Island opened May 15 and harvesters say the catch and the price have not been as good as the weather.

Gulf of St. Lawrence Lobster Fishermen Offer to Give Up Season

The president of the Gulf Bonafide Fishermen’s Association wants a ruling from Fisheries and Oceans Canada on whether there will be a season this year.

His members account for some of the 600 lobster fishermen from Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island whose season begins in two weeks.

Susan Beaton: Our Markets Gone, Call Fishing Season Off

“As a lobster fisher in the Gulf for 20 years, I have no interest in staying ashore, but I doubly have no interest in being a canary in the coal mine to test the theory that fishermen/women will fish, no matter the cost. We shouldn’t be put in the position of having to go to sea when there is no reasonable chance we can succeed. ”