In a keynote speech to the NB Seafood Processors Assoc. Annual Convention Moncton, 6 December 2001, AIMS President Brian Lee Crowley speaks about how we have created conditions in which a great deal of labour and a great deal of capital exist in our communities and especially our coastal communities, but they exist as a dead force, unable to exert itself for its own betterment or for the improvement of the region.

He also shares his vision of how we can revive this dead labour and dead capital, giving back to our communities a dynamism that exists today as an unrealised potential.

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