Written by Jen Finn
ST. JOHN¹S, N.L. Canada¹s potential free trade deal with Europe should
raise alarms that open access to lucrative seafood markets will come at
the expense of protections for Atlantic fishery jobs, says a new report.
³At stake is the ability of Canadians to pursue public policies that curb
domination of the fisheries by large corporations,² says the study
released Wednesday by the left-leaning Canadian Centre for Policy
³My biggest concern is that Canadian governments and citizens,
particularly provincial governments, will lose their ability to regulate
the fishery to maximize local benefits,² author Scott Sinclair said in an
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