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Tourism: September 2013 Archives

Canada-International Tuna Cup Challenge

TunaCupChallenge.jpgTeams from all around the world are assembling in North Lake today, ready to hit the water tomorrow for the Canada-International Tuna Cup challenge. Valerie Flannery is with the Friends of Elmira, which is organizing the event. Kerry Campbell reached her on the phone at the boat house in North Lake.

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Seasonal Work and Employment Insurance

SeasonalWorkLobsterSuppers.jpgEmployers in seasonal businesses are starting to look at the winter ahead, and wonder, with the changes to EI, whether they'll get their employees back next year. CBC's Steve Bruce talks with Mike Forrest, manager of New Glasgow Lobster Suppers. Mike says top of mind in the industry right now are the changes to E.I. and whether that's going to mean fewer, skilled people available to work next year. Forrest is also acting president of the Cavendish Beach Dunes and Shores Tourism Association.

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