Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Atlantic Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Atlantic Update-

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(NB-Lobster-Woes)

Some lobster fishermen in New Brunswick refused to set sail yesterday in a protest over lobster prices.

An organizer with the Maritime Fishermen's Union says fishermen are frustrated with what they see as a dip in lobster prices.

Michel Richard says processors and buyers are dodging questions about the price drop.

But Jerry Amirault of the Lobster Producers Association of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia says the prices are in line with market conditions.

(The Canadian Press)

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(WEA-Atl-Gert)

Showers in northeastern Newfoundland have been forecasted to die down this morning after Atlantic Canada's brush with hurricane Gert.

Environment Canada has predicted the system would track offshore, but Newfoundland's southern coasts were expected to see swells.

The national forecaster projected up to 60 millimetres of rain for parts of the northern peninsula.

It warned heavy downpours could cause flash floods and pooling on roads.

(The Canadian Press)

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(NS-Pre-Primary)

The Nova Scotia government is still sorting out the details of its proposed pre-primary education expansion as the first day of school draws nearer.

The provincial Education Department says it doesn't have firm estimates on the number of early childhood professionals expected to staff the broadened program.

The department says school boards will only be able to confirm the 820 completed online pre-registrations once the job postings are filled.

Education Minister Zach Churchill has said staffing levels could play a role in the program's availability. …

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