Dwindling hours for shore workers in a terrible season,don't bode well for fall


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The big Canfisco Oceanside plant at the foot of Drydock Road and George Hills Ways isn’t near as busy as it has been in past years. A situation that is indicative of a changing fishery for the north coast and a dire situation for local shoreworkers who now scramble for days and weeks of work rather than months. The largest processing plant on the coast is working at a far cry from it’s regular capacity and the indications seem to be pointing to the troubled year continuing through July and into August.

While there have been a few local gillnet openings on the north coast, the returns haven’t provided any bonanza of jobs for those that work the fish washing and canning lines at the Prince Rupert Plant on the east side of the city…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 8061126545 )-


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