Federal Fisheries Minister Diagnosed With Leukemia
In a surprise announcement December 6, federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced publicly that he has been diagnosed with leukemia.
“During my annual physical exam last spring, my family doctor happened to detect an anomaly in my white blood cell count. She immediately referred me to a specialist, Dr. (Nicholas) Finn," LeBlanc said in a press release.
The minister confirmed that “after several additional tests and consultations, doctors diagnosed me with chronic lymphocytic ...
Minister Commits to Uphold PIIFCAF
Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc’s recent commitment to “enshrine the owner-operator and fleet separation law,” has been receiving mainly positive feedback from the industry.
LeBlanc spoke of the forthcoming amendments to the Fisheries Act during his keynote address at the July 25 annual Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation (CIFHF) meeting held in Chester, N.S.
“This would mean that the minister would be able to create regulation under law to prohibit a ...