Manitoba - In The News
Unlike fishermen on the east and west coasts, fishermen on the prairies are required by law to sell their catch to the government. However, many fishermen have calculated they could increase their incomes by excluding the inefficient government middleman.
Here are some additional media stories on the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation issue:
Prairie Director Colin Craig releases questionable expense spending by the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC), a federal crown. These expenses -- obtained through Access to Information -- included among other things golf memberships, expensive dinners, big booze bill, cigarettes, and NHL tickets.