TIGNISH -- Provincial and federal officials will be at Royal Star Foods in Tignish on Wednesday to announce financial support for the fish processing co-operative. The Federal and P.E.I. Ministers of Fisheries, Gail Shea and Ron MacKinley will be making the announcement. Shea will be in attendance on behalf of Rob Moore, Minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
Royal Star Foods is one of the largest employers in West Prince. The plant employed more than 300 workers at peak production this year.