Seafood Plants Scrambling After Border Restrictions Block Many Foreign Workers
Canada's decision to close the border to some foreign visitors threatens to upend the Atlantic lobster and snow crab processing industry.
The processing plants rely on thousands of mostly Mexican temporary foreign workers who are no longer allowed into the country. The restriction applies to travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or Americans.
The measure is part of the Canadian response to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The restrictions were imposed Monday, just one month before the opening of the lucrative snow crab fishery in the Gulf...
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