Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT

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Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT

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AT07 - (Fisheries-Right-Whales)

OTTAWA. x-19s. Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc says his department is examining ways to alleviate the economic pressures on the fishing industry resulting from closures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. However, LeBlanc says there are no plans to provide financial compensation to fishermen who have lost days as a result of recent closures.

("...next winter.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: LeBlanc says a call issued by New Brunswick Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet for measures to address lost revenue is "entirely consistent" with the federal government's approach.

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AT08 - (Fisheries-Right-Whales)

OTTAWA. x-14s. Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc says his department is looking for ways to alleviate the economic pressures on the fishing industry resulting from closures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. …

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