3:19 pm - Wednesday, October 17 2018
Home / News / Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Fisherman

Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Fisherman

Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan is sending condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of a fisherman who died in a Halifax hospital, Tuesday, March 3, after falling overboard while lobster fishing of the coast of Port Mouton, Queens Co.

“I can’t imagine how this man’s loved ones must be feeling, and my thoughts are with them during this extremely difficult time,” said Ms. Regan. “I want to assure this family that we will help find answers as to why this happened.”

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education’s occupational health and safety division is investigating.

In 2013, 34 Nova Scotians died at work.

This is the first workplace fatality in the fishing industry this year.

Source: Release

About Haligonia.ca

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.


The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...


Missing Person: Help locate Tyrone Munian

 Inverness District RCMP is asking for the public to assist them to locate 19-year-old Tyrone...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *