Cape Island lobster fishing vessel is in the process of becoming a roadside diner and take-out eatery.

Located on the west bank of the Saint John River approximately 90 kilometers north-west of Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the Trans-Canada Highway is the Woodstock First Nation. Creative thinking, careful planning and hard work by community business leaders over the last three years is about to pay dividends. Construction is underway to convert a 38 foot by 15 foot Cape Island style lobster fishing vessel into a roadside diner and take-out eatery with a seating capacity of 30-40 customers. Plans are to locate the diner adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway.

The idea for the project came about as a result of slumping lobster prices in the commercial fishery and the economic development opportunity of es ...

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