P.E.I. Lobster Fishermen Want Exemption From New Gear Rule Aimed at Protecting Whales

February 22, 2021 CBC News

Island lobster fishermen should be be exempt from using gear designed to break free in the event of a whale entanglement, according to the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA).

Most P.E.I. Lobster Fishermen Want Spring Season to Go Ahead Despite COVID-19, Survey Suggests

April 16, 2020 Steve Bruce, CBC News

Most of the lobster fishermen on P.E.I. who answered a recent survey say they want the spring season to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic, though not on April 30 when the season traditionally begins.

Prince Edward Island Beef Company Screening Employees For Fevers Because of COVID-19

A beef processing plant in Albany, P.E.I., is putting extra precautions in place to ensure its employees are healthy during COVID-19.

Fall Season For P.E.I.’S Wild Oyster Fishery Starts After Delay

September 23, 2019 CBC News

Wild oyster fishermen on P.E.I. are back on the water after post-tropical storm Dorian caused delays to the start of the fall season.

‘Mother Nature Dealt Us an Awful Hand’: PEI Oyster Growers Predicting Poor Yield

June 14, 2019 Steve Bruce, CBC News

Some Island oyster growers say they’ve lost hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of crop, largely as a result of P.E.I.’s rough fall and winter weather.