W. Sears Seafoods Ltd.
Type of Business: Fisheries
Owners: Wilbert Sears; Greg Sears
Sold: 1997 (to Dean Quinlan)
Wilbert Sears bought this plant from St. Clair Shand in the late 1960s. He used it as a salt fish plant and he also had a lobster pound on Cape Sable Island. Wilbert’s son, Greg, started working at the plant in 1980 and ended up taking over the lobster pound ten years later. In 1997, the fish plant was sold to Dean Quinlan.