Nova Scotia MP questions Chinese ‘control’ over lobster industry


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A Nova Scotia member of Parliament is raising concerns about growing Chinese "influence and control" on the province's lobster industry supply chain, especially at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The Halifax International Airport Authority denies the claim. And a major Chinese seafood exporter — whose influence is being questioned — called it "kind of racist." "My concern overall is the growing influence of China and the control of our lobster industry itself and that's throughout the supply chain," said Rick Perkins, the Conservative MP for South Shore-St. Margarets, where lobster fishing is a cornerstone of the economy. "They're doing it through...