Hon. Mark Eyking, P.C., M.P.
May 26th 2016
For Immediate Release
(Sydney, NS) Today, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, announced an additional $800,000 in Federal funding for two wharfs in Victoria County. This announcement brings the total Federal investment into three wharves in Victoria County to over $3.4 Million between Bay St. Lawrence, Big Bras D’Or & Little River.
“The wharfs are an economic hub in these communities, creating employment on and offshore.” Eyking stated “In many regions tourists are drawn to the fishing wharfs to learn about the fisheries and the surrounding community.” Eyking explained “I believe this announcement reflects the need and interests of fishers in Victoria County; our fishing industry is the economic backbone of many communities, especially in Victoria County.”