April 5th, 2012 (The Telegram) The provincial government announced today a $3.6-million loan to the sealing industry.
Fisheries Minister Darin King, flanked by representatives of the sealing industry, made the announcement in St. John’s and said the money is to be used to buy raw seal material.
King framed the announcement as a short-term measure to get the sealing industry through a tight few years.
Telegram story here.
CBC story is here.